Gold Point, Nevada—A One-Man Mining Town Restoration
September 2000 by Richard H. Peterson, PhDAlmost 200 miles northwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, Gold Point was developed initially as a gold mining community in 1868. Like most mining camps, it experienced a typical boom-to-bust cycle, and by 1882, Gold Point was clearly on its way to becoming just another abandoned ghost town.
The local administration in the Almaty region has issued an appeal for people to "lend" their gold to the government. Organizers are using the slogan: "Help us in difficult times."
Once you have a detector, learn how to use it and get out in the field—you can’t find anything with it in your garage.
The combination of these two concerns—the drift toward socialism and the willingness to violate law—appear to me to be capable of raising the level of civil disorder to a point where such disorders could be positive influences on the price of gold and silver.
The Iola mine group is made up of four once active gold mines, the Iola, Washington, Golconda and Uwarra gold mines. Although this group of mines were some of the most productive gold mines in North Carolina for a number of years, and according to published records, some of the best managed, they had a relatively short life span for reasons unknown.
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