Reed Gold Mine – 9/23/14

Please join Richmond County Home Educators on Tuesday, September 23rd 2014 for a trip to Reed Gold Mine.
Where: Reed Gold Mine,9621 Reed Mine Rd, Midland, NC 28107

Time: 9:30am – 11:30am

Families wishing to carpool or caravan together may meet at 8:00am in the public parking lot adjoining Discovery Place Kids. Otherwise, meet at Reed Gold Mine at 9:30am.

What: Visit the site of the First Documented Discovery of Gold in the United States. Self-guided tour, plenty of history and panning activity with the chance to find real gold.


  • Site itself is free, but bring $3/child for a chance to pan for gold. Gold pans are heavy so plan to have adults available.
  • Picnic site with restrooms available for lunch afterwards. Only vending machines on site.