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Barringer Gold Mine

Barringer Gold Mine
A few miles from the Reed Gold mine – believed to be the site of the first documented gold find in the United States (circa 1799) – and four miles from Gold Hill is the Barringer Gold Mine in Stanly County.  Formerly one of the most important gold mines in 1800s North Carolina, the Barringer Gold Mine is remembered now mostly for being the fi [...]

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