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History Seek Saturdays: Gold Panning and Georgia's Gold Rush
Learn about Georgia’s first gold rush while panning for gold.
Explore the 1828 gold rush and find out what brought settlers to north Georgia and learn how to pan for gold! This drop-in activity will be at the Old Machine Shop directly next to the covered bridge at Old Mill Park. Wear comfortable clothes. Participants might get a little wet while learning how to pan for gold. (Parental advisory: small plastic pieces are part of this activity). Ages 7-12.