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Date:
April 22, 2017
Time:
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:
Historical Park - High Point Museum
Address:
1859 E. Lexington Ave
High Point, NC 27262

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NC Piedmont Gold

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Come learn about the science and history of gold mining in North Carolina. Gold was first discovered in NC in 1799, and recovering that gold still continues to this day. Learn about the chemistry of gold and the different technologies that have been used to help people get it from the ground and into their everyday lives. Also learn about the different kinds of rocks and minerals in the area and where else they found gold around the state. You can have a chance to try your hand at gold panning, too! All ages welcome. FREE. Drop-in.