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Charlotte in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Gold Mines

 
 
Gold Mines Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 9, 2021
1. Gold Mines Marker
Inscription.  Charlotte was center of region's gold rush after 1825. Rudisill & Saint Catherine, among largest mines, were near here.
 
Erected 2016 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number L-99.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNatural Resources. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 35° 12.95′ N, 80° 51.173′ W. Marker is in Charlotte, North Carolina, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of South Boulevard and East Bland Street, on the right when traveling west on South Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte NC 28203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lance Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Carolina Military Institute (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trading Path (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nebel Knitting Mill
Gold Mines Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 9, 2021
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(approx. half a mile away); J. P. Caldwell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nearby History (approx. 0.6 miles away); Friendship Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 16, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Jun. 28, 2022