Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

Gold Fever

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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.

Admission: $5
Parking fee: $5
Event Phone: 706-878-3087

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

GPS Coordinates:
N 34.691950 | W -083.767150

Located on Highway 75 Alt, 3 miles west of Helen.


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