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    The quaint old gold mining town of Pilgrim’s Rest is the starting point of your epic journey.. The history of gold mining operations in the Pilgrim’s Rest area goes back more than 160 years to the 1840’s. The gold rush began in 1873 when the Lydenburg magistrate advised the Transvaal Volksraad that gold had been discovered in the streams.

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    Oct 08, 2016· The historic mining town of Pilgrims Rest in Mpumalanga came alive on Saturday, gripped by the gold fever. As contestants of the National Gold Panning Championships battled it out in the search ...

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    The history of the Pilgrim's Rest gold fields dates back to ancient times when unknown miners worked the quartz reefs for gold. Alec "Wheelbarrow" Patterson struck it rich in a small stream, later named Pilgrim's Creek. The news sparked off the biggest gold rush of the time and in January 1874 some 1,500 diggers were working about 4,000 claims in and around Pilgrim's Creek.

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    Pilgrim’s Rest is a small town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa which is protected as a provincial heritage site. It was the second of the Transvaal gold fields, attracting a rush of prospectors in 1873, soon after the MacMac diggings started some 5 km away. Alluvial panning eventually gave way to deeper ore mining.

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    Pilgrim's Rest: An Old Gold Mining Town | HCVVORLD

    Fancy visiting an old gold mining town? There's one in South Africa. South Africa is not just famous for diamond mines but also gold mines. Old is Gold. The place is called Pilgrim's Rest (Afrikaans: Pelgrimsrus). Sounds like some pilgrimage's hotel eh? It is a small town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa which has been declared a national monument.

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    A company called Stonewall Resources plans to restart mining activity in at least 40 of the closed gold mines around Pilgrim’s Rest, Barberton and Sabie in Mpumalanga. Stonewall is a ‘junior’ mining company that holds the mining and prospecting rights over 43 old mines.

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    Apr 03, 2010· But the first gold rush in South Africa took place in 1873 when payable gold was discovered on the farm Geelhoutboom near the town of Sabie (5km from Pilgrim's Rest - as the crow flies). President Burgers, who visited the site, officially named the area the New Caledonian Gold Fields, but he jokingly referred to it as "MacMac" and the name stuck.

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    SA Gold Panning Champions turn around Pilgrim's Rest town

    Oct 06, 2018· The South African Gold Panning Championships have turned the small mining town of Pilgrim's Rest into a hive of activity. The economy of the once popular tourist destination took a …

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    Royal Hotel Pilgrims

    Welcome To Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest. Winding roads and mountain passes lead to the historic and unspoiled gold mining village of Pilgrims Rest. Here the atmosphere of the town has been successfully preserved, where gold was discovered over a century ago.

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    Pilgrims Rest is a living musuem - the entire town has been declared a national Monument - taking the visitors to the day of old Transvaal Gold Rush. Pilgrim's Rest was declared a gold field in 1873, soon after digger Alec "Wheelbarrow" Patterson had found gold deposits in Pilgrim's Creek.

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    Sitting on a Gold Mine - Greenwood Guides. Sitting on a Gold Mine. There's gold in them thar . historic gold mining village of Pilgrim's Rest is now a living museum and literally teems with the ghosts .

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    Pilgrims Rest is a living museum Tranvaal Gold Mining Estates opened again in 1999 and there is active gold mining in the hills around Pilgrim's Rest. gold mines pilgrims rest careeredu.in KGF or Kolar Gold Fields is a mining region and taluk, in the Kolar District of Karnataka state, India.

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    After nearly 100 years, gold mining at Pilgrims Rest ceased in 1972, but there is conjecture that mining will be opened up again. Some of the Characters of Pilgrims Rest and the gold rush When history and a story such as the Pilgrims Rest gold rush is narrated, there have to be references to people and characters who contributed to the making ...

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    National Gold Panning Championships takes place in ...

    Oct 08, 2016· The historic mining town of Pilgrims Rest in Mpumalanga came alive on Saturday, gripped by the gold fever. As contestants of the National Gold Panning Championships battled it …

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    Formation of Pilgrim's Rest, the town. Man named Alex Patterson discovered first alluvial gold in 1873. in 1875 Pilgrim's Rest was declared a public gold digging area. The Transvaal Gold Mining Estates Ltd. mining company showed great interest in the area, and purchased mining rights through David Benjamin (year unknown).

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    History of The South African Gold Panning Association. The South African Gold Panning Association (SAGPA) was founded in July 1997. In August of the same year a delegation from the Association and the Pilgrim’s Rest Museum visited Finland to observe and compete in the Finnish Open Gold …

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    Jul 30, 2016 A little-known sport called gold panning has given one Pilgrim's Rest youngster a chance to see the world. Pilgrims Rest - Pilgrims Rest history - Pilgrims Rest information. The history of Pilgrims Rest in Mpumalanga South Africa and information on Pilgrims After nearly 100 years, gold mining at Pilgrims Rest ceased in 1972, but

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    Pilgrim's Rest, Mpumalanga - Wikipedia

    Pilgrim’s Rest (Afrikaans: Pelgrimsrus) is a small museum town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa which is protected as a provincial heritage site.It was the second of the Transvaal gold fields, attracting a rush of prospectors in 1873, soon after the MacMac diggings started some 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) away. Alluvial panning eventually gave way to deeper ore mining.

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    Theta Gold Mines | Africa Outlook Magazine

    The gold sighted at Pilgrims Rest, however, was different. It ran for miles underground and was considered an endless treasure, a discovery which would change the face of Transvaal and jumpstart what was known as the Gold Rush. Within a decade, South Africa’s first incorporated gold mining company was formed.

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    Pilgrim's Rest Accommodation | Information

    Mining in Pilgrim's Rest went on until 1971 when the Beta Mine was closed down, however Transvaal Gold Mining Estates opened again in 1999. Today there is active gold mining in the hills around Pilgrim's Rest. In 1972 Pilgrim's Rest was bought by the government, and the entire town was declared a National Monument in 1986.

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    Jun 16, 2011· Pilgrim’s Rest History. European prospectors found the first alluvial gold deposits at Eersteling (Limpopo Province) between 1840 and 1870, but the first major gold rush in South Africa, however, started on 5 February 1873 at MacMac, a mere 5 km from Pilgrims Rest as the crow flies.

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    Visit a living museum, a gold mining town where you can learn about the gold rush era and see old mining equipment. The World Africa and Indian Ocean South Africa Pilgrims Rest …

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    Prospector's Hiking Trail - Footprint Hiking Club

    The quaint old gold mining town of Pilgrim's Rest is the starting point for the 5-day Prospector's Hiking Trail. If you don't have the time to do the whole trail there are several shorter options. The history of gold mining operations in the Pilgrim's Rest area goes back more than 160 years to the 1840's.

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    Sep 22, 2018· Pilgrims Rest: Back to gold rush - See 621 traveler reviews, 374 candid photos, and great deals for Graskop, South Africa, at TripAdvisor.

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    Oct 10, 2018· Power was turned on in 1911 and Pilgrims Rest was the second town in South Africa to be provided with electricity at the time. As time went on, the gold deposits steadily declined, and the gold mining companies began to pull out. The town was fast becoming a ghost town as the mining companies had no use for the land.

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    Pilgrim's Rest: Sightseeing Pilgrim's Rest Pilgrims ...

    Things to see in Uptown and Downtown Pilgrim's Rest village include various museums, memorials, shops, pubs, churches and cemetry. All the buildings in the village have some hisoric value that date back to the days of the gold rush. Most of the sightseeing can be dome on foot and tickets to the museums can be purchased from the Information Centre.

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    Gold panning, great fun, and lovely atmosphere - Review of ...

    Pilgrims Rest in Mpumalanga, South Africa is a small beautifull town at the Panoramic Route. It is different from most other towns and villages we drove through on our way to Joburg. The town has an interesting history in the gold mining business, but gone are the days of hard work when man from all over the country went there to make a fortune.

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    The quaint old gold mining town of Pilgrim's Rest is the starting point of your epic journey.. The history of gold mining operations in the Pilgrim's Rest area goes back more than 160 years to the 1840's. gold mining pilgrims rest - saplgroup.in. Gold Mining History, left to rot away. Pilgrims Rest.

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    Pilgrims Rest - Mzansi Destinations

    Mining activities in Mpumalanga date back many centuries to a time when unknown miners worked quartz reefs in the region for gold. In more recent history, the historic mining and settler village of Pilgrim’s Rest has also seen a fair amount of mining activity. The small village was established in 1873, when a miner named…

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    Gold Mining History, left to rot away. - Review of ...

    Pilgrim's rest is a welcome sight after a half hour of twisting turns up the mountain. Once a gold mining town, abandoned and now turned a tourist haunt, it is definitely worth a half day of your time. Be careful where you park; I earned a car wash and a guy looking to be paid!!

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    Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest - SafariNow.com

    About Royal Hotel Pilgrims Rest. The Royal Hotel Pilgrim’s Rest is situated in this historic and unspoiled gold mining village. Proclaimed as a National Monument in 1986, the village has succeeded in preserving the quaint atmosphere of yesteryear.

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    Deadline Today Re: Impact of Proposed Gold Mining in Blyde ...

    Wildlife conservationist Ashwell Glasson says the mining development application could allow parties (including, according to rumours, the Gupta Family and Duduzane Zuma) to get involved in gold and silver opencast mining and river utilisation in the Pilgrims Rest, Blyde River Canyon and Sabie region.

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    Apr 22, 2016· Pan For Gold In Pilgrim’s Rest. The charming little mining town of Pilgrim’s Rest is a tourist attraction as it is both a World Heritage Site and a national monument. Pilgrim’s Rest in Mpumalanga is a delightfully quaint spot where you can amble around and enjoy a scone and tea, especially when the mist envelops the surrounds.

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