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Midland in Cabarrus County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Reed Gold Mine

 
 
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.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 35° 15.256′ N, 80° 28.11′ W. Marker is in Midland, North Carolina, in Cabarrus County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 24/27 and Reed Mine Road, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 24/27. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midland NC 28107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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.
away); Philadelphia Presbyterian Church (approx. 11.6 miles away); Nathaniel Alexander (approx. 11.8 miles away); James P. Cook (approx. 12.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The gold mine is 4 miles north of the marker.
 
Also see . . .  Reed Gold Mine. North Carolina Historic Sites (Submitted on February 9, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2011, by Tom Daoust of Concord, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 787 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on February 24, 2011, by Reed Gold Mine of Midland, North Carolina. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2011, by Tom Daoust of Concord, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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