Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Gold Fever
Get Outdoors Georgia
Saturday, Aug 21, 2010 9 AM to 12 PM
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Hear the history of local gold mining with a local historian and Smithgall's Interpretive Ranger. The morning begins with a presentation depicting cultural influences that lead up to the 1828 Georgia “gold rush.” A hike on the Martin Mine trail provides an opportunity to interpret the scars that gold mining efforts left on the landscape. Register in advance. $5 plus $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

Location:
Smithgall Woods State Park
61 Tsalaki Trail
Helen, GA 30545
Directions:

GPS Coordinates:
N 34.691950 | W -083.767150


Located on Ga. Hwy. 75 Alt, 3 miles west of Helen.

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