Explore Alabama: Gold is still being found in Alabama, mostly in the form of lode gold mining, also called hard rock mining and placer gold found in soils and gravel.Continue reading
Alabama Gold Regions Excerpt from Minerals and Mines Along the Southern Railway Issued by Land and Industrial Department, Southern Railway,Continue reading
Gold Regions of Alabama: Sketch map of the Alabama Crystalline Schists to illustrate preliminary report on the Gold Regions of AlabamaContinue reading
GOLD IN ALABAMA TABLE OF CONTENTS to a handpicked collection of content gathered from a variety of sources concerning gold in Alabama. Stay in the game. Find the gold. Follow this series and join us on Facebook.Continue reading
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Expore Alabama: Chilton County Alabama: Chilton County is known for its peaches and its unique landscape. It is home to swamps, prairies and mountains due to the foothills of the Appalachians which end in the county, the Coosa River basin, and its proximity to the Black Belt Prairie that was long a center of cotton production.Continue reading
This Cleburne County Alabama Gold Mines information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.Continue reading
This “Devil’s Back-bone” ridge crosses the Tallapoosa river in Sec. 32, T 21, R.22, and preserving its general characteristics in a north-easterly course, crosses the Columbus and Western Railroad at Jackson’s Gap Station; and again crosses the Tallapoosa river near the northern borders of the Horse Shoen ;bend in which is locate the old battle ground where Gen. Jackson roiuthed the Indians.Continue reading
Louina Alabama in Randolph County Alabama was settled by the Indians, pushed to Alabama by the white settlers from the overcrowded east in the 1830s. Louina’s trading post quickly became the metropolis of its day with the area producing quantities of gold. Today Louina is a ghost town.
According to tradition and folklore, the Louina area coughed up gold and silver.
Wedowee Alabama is a small town, population 818, located in east-central Alabama and is the county seat of Randolph County. Early writers on the town reported on the purity of the area’s streams and rivers, its fertile soils, and significant deposits of gold, copper, iron and mica.Continue reading
Raven found the break in the cave wall just as Melvin had said. He was not sure he could fit in the opening as he was taller and heavier than Melvin but he knew also that his grandfather would not have directed him to crawl in if he had any doubts about his ability to do so.Continue reading
One of Alabama’s most famous lost gold stories is the Yuchi Gold of Paint Rock Valley.
Legend says that somewhere just southeast of Huntsville, Alabama there is a fortune in gold hidden in a cave. According to the legend, the cave has gold ingots stacked within. This Alabama Treasure Legend speculates that the gold came from Spanish soldiers who were killed near Tuscaloosa Alabama by the Yuchi tribe around 1699.Continue reading
Nearly every day there is discovered some new source of wealth in the rich and fertile hills and valleys of Alabama.Continue reading
Alabama Gold Mining and Prospecting Clubs and Organizations G.P.A.A. North Alabamna Chapter Also check with the main database: G.P.A.A. ChaptersContinue reading