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Golden Promise in the Piedmont: The Story of John Reed's Mine

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The Reed Gold Mine in Cabarrus County was, in 1799, the site of the first authenticated discovery of Gold in the United States. North Carolina produced more gold than any other state prior to 1849, and was the source for all native gold coined by the federal mint until 1828. Details on John Reed, the owner of the Reed Gold Mine, are included.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 52 Issue 1, Jan 1975, p1-19, il, por