Auraria: The Story of a Georgia Gold Mining Town

E. Merton Coulter


Auraria: The Story of a Georgia Gold Mining Town

Auraria: The Story of a Georgia Gold Mining Town

  • Title: Auraria: The Story of a Georgia Gold Mining Town
  • Author: E. Merton Coulter
  • ISBN: 9780820334974
  • Page: 200
  • Format: Paperback



The first gold rush in American history occurred in north Georgia it preceded the mining booms in the West by almost two decades Published in 1956, Auraria tells the story of the mining town at the center of Georgia s gold frenzy Auraria, which reached its zenith in the 1830s, eventually faded into a ghost town by the twentieth century E Merton Coulter gives readers mThe first gold rush in American history occurred in north Georgia it preceded the mining booms in the West by almost two decades Published in 1956, Auraria tells the story of the mining town at the center of Georgia s gold frenzy Auraria, which reached its zenith in the 1830s, eventually faded into a ghost town by the twentieth century E Merton Coulter gives readers than a local study by placing Auraria s fascinating story in the context of larger regional and national developments.


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Before there was Dahlonega, GA and before there was the California Gold Rush, there was Auraria, GA, nestled near Gainesville, GA in a newly created Lumpkin County.First gold rush in Georgie It has been a dead city in Georgia now since right after the Civil War. I had never heard of it. I found this little gem of a book. published in 1956 by UGA Press on the library shelves. Amazing story of a northeast Georgia town and history to which I have never been exposed. Quite fascinating.


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