The Rippatoe Mine

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This famous property is situated in Sec. 17′, T. 21, R. 16 E., Chilton County. It was extensively worked prior to 1860, work having been begun here as early as 1835 and continued with but tille interruption for twenty-five years. By far the greater amount of placer mining carried on west of the Coosa River has been done at this place.

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