Duke's Creek Mines, Helen Ga from the Visitors Information Channels
The very first gold rush in the United States was right here in the Nacoochee Valley, where years ago an old prospector found a huge nugget of gold in Duke's Creek. Now, You can come to Duke's Creek Mine's and pan for gold near the site of the first major gold discovery! You can also screen for precious gem stones like rubies, emeralds, amethyst, topaz & moonstones. Then, visit the gift shop where you'll find gold and
silver jewelry, fossils, gemstones, western & wildlife figurines, prospecting equipment, in addition to rock and mineral specimens including geodes, amethysts, pyrite & quartz crystals, just to name a few. Located just 2 miles south of Helen on Hwy 75 South.
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