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Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site

 
 
Reed Gold Mine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Daoust, February 9, 2011
1. Reed Gold Mine Marker
Inscription. Gold discovered there 1799. Many gold mines were later operated in this area. N.C. was the chief gold-mining state to 1849. N. 4 mi.
 
Erected 1936 by Archives Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number L 7.)
 
Location. 35° 15.256′ N, 80° 28.11′ W. Marker is in Midland, North Carolina, in Cabarrus County. Marker is at the intersection of North Carolina Route 24/27 and Reed Mine Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 24/27. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midland NC 28107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stonewall Jackson Training School (approx. 10.3 miles away); St. John's Church (approx. 11.2 miles away); Warren Coleman (approx. 11.3 miles away); Adolph Nussmann Monument (approx. 11.4 miles away); St. John's Lutheran Church (approx. 11.4 miles away); Nathaniel Alexander (approx. 11.8 miles away); James P. Cook (approx. 12.4 miles away); Cabarrus Black Boys Fountain (approx. 12.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The gold mine is 4 miles north of the marker.
 
Also see . . .  Reed Gold Mine.
Reed Gold Mine Museum and Visitors Center image. Click for full size.
By Tom Daoust, February 9, 2011
2. Reed Gold Mine Museum and Visitors Center
The museum and the tour of the gold mine are free at this time.
North Carolina Historic Sites (Submitted on February 9, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Daoust of Concord, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 706 times since then. Last updated on , by Reed Gold Mine of Midland, North Carolina. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Daoust of Concord, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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