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Jul30

"What the heck is that thing?" The Strange Story of the Chestatee River Diving Bell

Written by // Chris Worick Categories // History & Heritage

One block north of the Dahlonega Public Square lies Hancock Park. Known for the seasonal farmers market, free concerts, and First Friday movie events in the summer, Hancock Park also is home to one of Dahlonega's strangest gold mining attractions. Made of riveted boiler plate iron, this three ton submersible is something which definitely catches the eye and draws you in for a closer look.

Feb14

Valentines' Day Special: A Six Gap Romance

Written by // Josh Waisler Categories // Misc

Valentines' Day Special: A Six Gap Romance

This Valentine's Day, read about a love story that takes place right here in the North Georgia mountains.

Nov23

Guest Blog: Kris Kringle

Written by // Josh Waisler Categories // Trip Ideas, Festivals & Events

Guest Blog: Kris Kringle

We were surprised to get a letter from the North Pole a few days ago, from the big man in red himself! Read below to see what Santa Claus has to say to the kids of Dahlonega!

Nov01

HemlockFest: A Wonderful Whitmanesque Weekend

Written by // Josh Waisler Categories // Arts & Live Music, Festivals & Events

HemlockFest: A Wonderful Whitmanesque Weekend

HemlockFest is a three-day music and arts festival put on by the Lumpkin County Coalition to raise funds and awareness for the preservation of Georgia's hemlock trees, as well as the reinvigoration of its native chestnut tree.

Oct18

Gold Rush Days Festival

Written by // Josh Waisler Categories // Festivals & Events

Gold Rush Days Festival

Gold Rush Days celebrates the spirit of Dahlonega's mining days in the heart of the town as it is today. Read more to find out what makes this festival weekend so special!

Every year the City of Dahlonega is home to one of the Southeast’s most popular events – Gold Rush Days, which takes place this year on the 20th and 21st of October. Featuring a weekend full of family fun and old-fashioned events, Gold Rush has essentially become Dahlonega’s signature event, and it’s going strong in its 64th year.

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