A Preliminary Report on a Part of the Gold Deposits of Georgia, Issue 4, Part 1 By William Smith Yeates, Samuel Washington McCallie, Francis Plaisted King
Chapter XVI Paulding County
By S.W. McCallie Assitand Geologist
The Dahlonega Gold Belt traverses the northwestern portion of Paulding, County where it has been extensively prospected on the bBurnt Hickory Ridge and in the vicinity of Yorkville. Through the southeastern part of the county, passes the carrol County Belt, which has been worked as a placer, along the trinbutaries of Sweetwater Creek...
The Sheffield and Heidt Property, This property lot 656 , 3rd district situated on Burnt Hickory Ridge, near Huntsville in a small stream being worked for placer deposits. Vein exposed along the ridge.
The Hodges Property consists of lot 655 3rd District with two shafts 40 to 50 feet deep about 100 feet from each other.
The Hobbs Mine located on lot 713 3rd District, adjoining the Sheffield and Heidt Property. Has shafts from 10 to 50 feet deep yeilding an average of $20 dollars per ton.
The Dunnaway Property - Situated on the Burnt Hickory Ridge, about three miles northeast of Huntsville near the Cartersville road prospected about 4 years ago by Alfred Johnson with 4 shafts from 20 to 150 feet. Ore was of a ppor grade.
The Michigan Gold Mining Company began placer mining in 1895 tow miles southwest of Huntsville on a small stream near Racoon Creek
The Matthews Property - Located at lot 108 3rd district about 4 miles north of McPherson. Small stream flowing to Racoon Creek
The Austin Mines lot 984 2nd District seven miles Southeast of Dallas several miles along a stream
Dr. G.T. Parkers property lot 410 2nd District abundant but did not pay to work.
The Yorkville Mine lot 331 19th District Gold found in a small stream in 1855
The Barton Propety J.B. Bartons Property Lots 334 and 369 , 19th District lying southwest of the Yorkville Mine and worked for gold in 1856 up till 1880 . Similar prospecting done in the Singleton, Dinson, McGarity properties on lots 366.488.694, and 979 in the same district.
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