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Reed Gold Mine

Reed Gold Mine

Monument / Landmark
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    Penny M.
    "I panned for gold and found a flake of Gold! Fun tiimes and..."(4 Tips)
    Mark V.
    "I found a flake!"(2 Tips)
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  • Kamie N.
    Kamie NemethJuly 11, 2014
    Panning for gold? Make sure they show u how to use the ridges! Really nice older gentleman who taught us how to 'pan' properly. The other two girls working...totally left key information out!
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    C-SPANSeptember 29, 2011
    In 1799, 12-year-old Conrad Reed discovered a 17-pound gold nugget here. His father sold it for $3.50 in Fayetteville. It was worth about $3,600. Learn more in this American History TV video. Read more
  • Stephanie E.
    Stephanie EvansMay 24, 2014
    Our 9 yo girl and 7yo boy enjoyed panning and our girl even found 2 tiny bits. Cool history and mine. Takes maybe 1-2 hours total.
  • Penny M.
    Penny MorcheMay 25, 2011
    I panned for gold and found a flake of Gold! Fun tiimes and very informative tour, too!
  • Jodi H.
    Jodi HodgeMarch 13, 2010
    i've taken friend's here when they come from out of town. it's a decent "park" and museum on a nice hot day. avoid it when it's cold and dank. good for kid's 6-12 Read more
  • Gábor S.
    Gábor SziládiJune 24, 2016
    Free, but if you want to pan for gold, it's $3.
  • Christina R.
    Christina RomanoAugust 4, 2013
    I found gold! Size of a poppy seed, but gold nonetheless!
  • Mark V.
    Mark VaughnJuly 31, 2010
    Pan for gold. I found a flake!
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