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The Dahlonega Gold Museum is open again. Here’s why you should visit
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José Martinez, left, an exhibit guide at the Dahlonega Gold Museum, talks with attendees about an exhibit in Dahlonega, on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. The museum recently reopened to the public after undergoing major renovations. - photo by David Barnes
The bustling Lumpkin County city revolves around a town square, transporting visitors back to the good ‘ol days. At the center of that square was an old log cabin, but in 1829, when thousands of gold miners descended on the city, it needed a courthouse to keep things in order.