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Hydraulic Mining

The source of this article is from Savannah Morning News dated May 22nd [source is the Historic Georgia Newspaper website].  It quotes the May 16, 1857 edition of the Dahlonega Mountain Signal.

This appears to be the first use of the hydraulic mining technique in Lumpkin County.
 
 
 
Submitted by Chris Worick.  Posted 4 Dec 2015.