bechtler gold mine

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A Bechtler gold dollar and a counterfeit of a Bechtler gold coin Only a little of the gold coating remains Despite the gold rush, North Carolinians in the 1820s were short on cash, especially gold and silver coin , Gold mines in the area included the Barringer mine and others in the Gold Hill Mining ,...

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Episode 1 Vein Mountain Road runs Nanney to Nanney ,

This entry was posted in Brackett Town Saga, Dysartsville Saga, Nanney Saga and tagged Bechtler, Dysartsville NC, Lloyd Nanney, Thermal City Gold Mine, Western NC gold mining,...

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CC TILLERY Award

Activities include live music, gold and gem panning contests, gold vendors and a display by the Reed Gold Mine, a Bechtler Gold Coin exhibit and Bechtler Museum House exhibit, along with artisans and food vendors selling their war And for country music fans, comedian Cledus T ,...

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Christopher Bechtler Immigrant Entrepreneurship

Confident that a rich gold mine lay beneath his land, Bechtler spent much time and money searching fruitlessly for it Besides prospecting for gold on his farm, Bechtler bought five tracts of 640 acres in 1832 and 1833, and smaller tracts on other occasions, probably in the hope that gold ,...

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National Park Service

The Reed Gold Mine is eligible for the Registry of National Historic Landmarks relating primarily to the development of commerce and industry Present Appearance Numerous diggings of the Reed Mine are extant on the crest of a hill overlooking Meadow Creek, where the first discovery was made...

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Bechtler Mine, Thermal Belt Rail

Bechtler Mine, Thermal Belt Rail-Trail Bechtler Gold Mine Submitted by jaybird Back to Photo Gallery Nearby Trails Purple Martin Greenway North Carolina - 19 mil The Purple Martin Greenway provides a beautiful community amenity in Rutherfordton The quaint western North Carolina town was established in 1787 and....

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September 2012 Rare Coin Investor

Bechtler soon had a reputation as a man of competent science and skill to assay and bring the gold of the mines to a standard value, in the form of coin,he is a ,...

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Rutherford County, North Carolina Lost Treasures The ,

The Lost Bechtler Gold Mine is located in or near Rutherfordton More information found in Buried Treasures of the Appalachians Numerous caches of Bechtler gold coins, buried in the Civil War, are said to be buried in the region of Rutherfordton More information found in ....

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Christopher Bechtler Gold Coins

CHRISTOPHER BECHTLER GOLD COINS 1831-1842 One Dollar, CAROLINA 28 Grains, N in ONE reversed One Dollar, N CAROLINA 28 Grains centered, No Star 28 Grains high, No Star 30 Grains 2 189 Dollars, CAROLINA 67 Grains, 21 Carats 70 Grains, 20 Carats 2 189 Dollars, GEORGIA ....

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Mine Alpaca Pig Sheep Shop Bullion, Coins, Silver, and Gold

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Bechtler Gold Fever and The Bechtler Mint

Only a year after arriving in Rutherford County, Bechtler seems to have been mining for gold on a scale that called for the use of a stamp mill, more often used in vein mining of rock than in placer mining Also in 1831, Bechtler announced that he would process raw gold into coins and ingots...

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north carolina gold trail

A couple of America s first Gold Rush facts The first ever documented gold nugget was discovered at Reed Gold Mine in Cabarrus County near Charlotte, NC in 1799 The first 1 gold coin was minted by Christopher Bechtler in 1832 in Rutherfordton, NC North Carolina led the country in gold production until the California Gold Rush in 1848...

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Gold District in South End in Charlotte, NC

By 1891, there were 60 mines in operation in Charlotte, with 26 million in gold extracted from the area The count is credited for his contribution to such a prolific period of time...

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A Bechtler For Sale

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biggest gold mine ever found

Sep 27, 2018 0183 32 History Gold Fever and The Bechtler Mint Twelve-year-old Conrad Reed found the treasure in the waters of Little By the early 1820s, the pursuit of gold in NC had become a major enterprise The Barringer Gold Mining Company was the first of many in the Charlotte area to try...

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BUNCOMBE CO Gold Fever Tour MCDOWELL CO

Bechtler Historic Mint Park is on the right 3 Thermal City Gold Mine 5240 US Hwy 221, Union Mills, NC 28167 » Turn LEFT back onto Gilboa Church Rd Then RIGHT at stop sign onto US Hwy 221 N >Go 8 miles » Turn RIGHT into Thermal City Gold Mine Gold Fever Tour Start in Downtown Rutherfordton on Main St Do you have gold fever?...

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Georgia Gold Rush

In 1540 deSoto came across a young Indian who accurately described gold mining operations in the mountains to the north DeSoto found examples of gold, but neither the mines or the quantity he sought Tristan de Luna sought, but did not find, gold in the Appalachians in 1559-1561...

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Gold in Them Hills aka How Golden Valley got its name

Aug 12, 2011 0183 32 Gold in Them Hills aka How Golden Valley got its name Gold , The library at Isothermal Community College at Spindale Campus has a Bechtler gold coin and a Bechtler pistol is at the time of this writing on display in the Old Tryon Room , for research see Gold and Mining, Minerals and Resourc...

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Bechtler House Rutherfordton

Dec 11, 2018 0183 32 Bechtler House, Rutherfordton Address, Phone Number, Bechtler House Reviews 45/5 United States , Gold mining in Western NC 50 years before the California Gold Rush , The house tell the story of the Bechtler mine and mint It was the first private mint in the US and the first gold ,...

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bechtler gold mine

bechtler gold mine - gurgaonpropertiesonlinein 64 Minting gold into coins Essay on the Bechtler mint by LEARN, A Bechtler gold dollar, Gold mines in the area included the Barringer mine and others in ,...

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The Great North Carolina Gold Rush

The Great North Carolina Gold Rush , At one time at least 30,000 persons were engaged in gold mining in the state A branch of the United States Mint was built in Charlotte in 1837 and the Bechtler family operated a private mint in Rutherford County from 1831 until 1857...

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North Carolina Gold Festivals

Activities include gold and gem panning contests, gold vendors including a display by the Reed Gold Mine, demonstrations, exhibits, a Bechtler Gold Coin Exhibit, a Bechtler Museum House Exhibit, games, jewelry, live music, and food...

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NC Business History

Carolina Business History Gold Mining America s first gold rush was in North Carolina The discovery of gold in 1799 in Cabarrus County and subsequent gold mining successes in the 1820s and 1830s made the state the leading producer of gold in the US until 1849 and the California gold strike 1848...

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Bechtler Mint NCpedia

The senior Bechtler died in 1842, and family members continued to produce gold coins until the late 1840s In addition to coins, the Bechtlers were known for their collar buttons, cuff links, clocks , watches, watch chains, necklaces, brooches, rings, and firearms...

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The NC Gold Rush

Bechtler House - Home of Christopher Bechtler who minted the first 1 gold coin in 1832, over 17 years before the US Mint made one of their own Reed Gold Mine - Where the first discovery of gold in America was found in a creek by a twelve-year-old Conrad Reed in 1799, almost fifty years before the California Gold Rush...

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Thermal City Gold Mine

Lucky Strike Gold Mine The Lucky Strike is a gold and gem mine with a campground that is committed to making sure our visitors have a memorable outing You can take a step back in time to the days of yesteryear by taking a pan or sluice box into the stream...

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Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint

The primary focus of this book is on the development of industrial scale mining at the Reed Gold Mine, Gold Hill Mining District and other subsurface mining enterprises east of Charlotte Robin S Lattimore, Gold and Glory North Carolina Gold and the Bechtler Heritage, 44 pag Hilltop Publications, 2007...

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Come on Make those plans now to join us,

Pan for gold and learn about the first Gold Rush in the United Stat NC Gold Trail members will be on hand to answer questions and share the incredible history including the Bechtler House Heritage Center, Reed Gold Mine and Gold Hill...

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Bechtler N Carolina/Georgia 1831

Bechtler N Carolina/Georgia 1831-1850 - Coins for sale on Collectors Corner, The Collectibles Marketplace, where you can buy safely from the world s top Coins dealers...

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Rutherford County NC

Rutherford County played an integral role in the NC Gold Rush and was a hot spot for mining activity during the early 1800s The Town of Rutherfordton was home to Christopher Bechtler, who minted the first one-dollar gold coin in 1832, approximately 17 years before the US Mint made one of their own...

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