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Long before the California Gold Rush, the first documented gold discovery was in North Carolina in 1799. Home to the NC Gold Trail, the Bechtler House highlights the history of these events and is the starting point of the trail. Visitors can begin their journey by viewing the press that produced America’s first gold coin in 1832
The Bechtler Mine tunnel was said to excavated by hand along a mineral vein. This property was once sold for over $1 million dollars after Bechtler’s death. The pick marks are still visible
Children's museum located in downtown Rutherfordton. Interactive exhibits and programs for young children.