The historic old Lumpkin County Courthouse is now home to a museum that interprets the history of gold mining in Georgia.

Dahlonega is a quaint and historic city in the edge of the North Georgia mountains. It was here that an assayer first proclaimed that “Thar’s gold in them thar hills!”

The beautiful mountain country around Dahlonega was the scene of America’s first gold rush! Click play to learn more about the city in this report from Two Egg TV’s Rachael Conrad:

To learn more about Dahlonega, be sure to visit their official tourism site at You will information on things to do, places to stay, restaurants and much more!