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209 N Mine St
McCormick , SC 29835
HOURS: 1st and 3rd Saturdays May-October 9:00 - 4:00
Gold Rush Day - Sept 20-21, 2014
Original features of the 1850's mine include the open trench, several pits and vertical shafts, dewatering piping, and a horizontal tunnel (the kids love the tunnel)
Second richest vein of gold in South Carolina (for the period)
Listed on the National Historic Register
Guided tours or self-guided tours available
Pan for gold, keep what you find (using crushed rock and natural gold).
Screen for gemstones: keep what you find. The types of rock will be changing early 2013.
Group visits by appointment; activities can be adjusted based on visitor age and the intent of the visit.
Mine Tour: $3, under 5 free. Gold ore: $5 per 1 gallon bucket Gemstones: $5 per 1 gallon bucket Small Souvenir items available (vials of gold leaf in water)
Special groups: $25 minimum gate fee/mine tour plus panning or screening materials. For groups larger than 15, special arrangements can be made. Contact Dave Gray by email. See the Group Visits page for additional details and information.