Goldvein (HM15V)

Location: Goldvein, VA 22720 Fauquier County
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N 38° 26.783', W 77° 39.158'

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Thomas Jefferson stated in NOTES ON THE STATE OF VIRGINIA (1782) that he found gold bearing rock weighing approximately four pounds near this site. Among the 19 gold mines that have been in operation since then in the area, the Franklin and the Liberty were the most productive with the Franklin producing 6259 ounces of gold as recently as 1936.
HM NumberHM15V
Marker NumberF-18
Year Placed1982
Placed ByCitizens of Fauquier County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 2:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 268505 N 4258677
Decimal Degrees38.44638333, -77.65263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 26.783', W 77° 39.158'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 26' 46.98" N, 77° 39' 9.48" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14303-14311 U.S 17, Goldvein VA 22720, US
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