Pilgrim''s Rest

Information Experience life of the Gold Rush era at Pilgrims Rest, an old mining town dotted with restored 19th-century buildings. Roam the small town, easily explored on foot, and admire the numerous historic structures, from the old Anglican church and graveyard, to an authentic period house that now serves as a …

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2015-5-18 · Mainstay Gold Mining PILGRIMS REST, Mpumalanga. Tel:1315223111. Address:FARM ERASMUSHOOP, PILGRIMS REST, Mpumalanga 1290. Mainstay Gold Mining, PILGRIMS REST ...

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2015-10-27 · 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.

Gallery – Theta Gold Mines

Pilgrim''s Rest – Annual World Gold Panning Championship Photos. 2019 2019 2019 2018 2018 2018 Digitising historic mining/exploraiton data points

Our Story – Theta Gold Mines

The gold that the early diggers targeted was alluvial gold – mainly gold dust recovered by washing the gravel from the beds and banks of streams but nuggets were also found. The largest recorded nugget from the Pilgrims Rest area was the Breda Nugget, weighing in at 214 oz (more than 6 kg).

Pilgrims Rest Photo Gallery page | Pilgrims Rest history ...

2021-4-21 · The Pilgrims Rest gold rush was situated in one of the most beautiful and healthy settings of any gold rush in history. How did it happen? The first discovery of gold in the Transvaal which led to the first gold rush in South Africa, took place in 1873 when payable gold …

New mining, old gold: How Theta Gold Mines (ASX:TGM) is ...

2020-6-15 · Theta''s flagship project is near the town of Pilgrims Rest, which attracted the second rush of gold prospectors in the 1800s. Theta is bringing open-pit mining to the area. With a resource base of over 44.8 million tonnes at 4.18 grams per tonne for over six million ounces of gold, Theta''s plan is to become a mid-cap gold producer, targeting a ...

Gold Panning at Pilgrims Rest

2019-8-6 · His secret was soon revealed when a fellow panning struck gold in the same stream and registered a claim. As the news got out the area was soon flooded by many other gold panning enthusiasts creating the biggest gold rush of the time and on the 22 nd of September 1873, Pilgrims Rest was officially proclaimed a gold field. Although most of the gold found in the river was alluvial, gold …

The 1902 Veld Pond

2016-1-31 · The 1902 Veld Pond - "Pilgrim''s Rest Coin" Introduction: The 1902 gold Veldpond (XF example displayed below) also known as the "Pilgrim''s Rest Coin" is a remarkable coin struck by the boers on the run from the overwhelming British forces on a makeshift mint set up in the veld (long grass) in the remote region of Pilgrims Rest in the north eastern Transvaal (now known as Mpumalanga).

Pilgrims Rest Accommodation

2021-9-15 · Situated in the historic and unspoilt gold mining village of Pilgrim''s Rest. Beautifully renovated and furnished, with lots of attractions and activities around. Reviews: (48) Location: Pilgrims Rest, Mpumalanga. Distance from Pilgrims Rest Centre : 1.4km** Details Availability

Gold Mining Town Pilgrim''s Rest to be Revamped to Draw ...

2019-12-11 · In a bid to revitalise "the birth place of the South African gold mining industry," Pilgrim''s Rest, and attract more tourists, Mpumalanga has started projects …

Pilgrims Rest Photo Gallery page | Pilgrims Rest history ...

2021-4-21 · The Pilgrims Rest gold rush was situated in one of the most beautiful and healthy settings of any gold rush in history. How did it happen? The first discovery of gold in the Transvaal which led to the first gold rush in South Africa, took place in 1873 …

Our Story – Theta Gold Mines

The gold that the early diggers targeted was alluvial gold – mainly gold dust recovered by washing the gravel from the beds and banks of streams but nuggets were also found. The largest recorded nugget from the Pilgrims Rest area was the Breda Nugget, weighing …

Graskop: Thaba Tsweni Lodge, Pilgrims Rest, Graskop ...

2020-8-24 · Pilgrims Rest as a gold mining camp became the social and commercial centre for miners in the area, it was also divided into a Upper, Middle and Lower Camp. By 1896 many of the tents used by the miners, were replaced by permanent …

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Transvaal Gold Mining Estates Address: Poeniekrams Plaas, Pilgrim''s Rest, 1290, South Africa City of Mpumalanga,Post Office box: 21, Pilgrim''s Rest, 1290 Phone: 013 768 1271, 013 768 1272 Categories: Gold …

Pilgrims Rest

2021-4-21 · 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 …

The Village of Pilgrim''s Rest | Panorama Route ...

Pilgrim''s Rest – village with a golden glow . Pilgrim''s Rest, an old gold mining town dating back to 1873, is a declared national monument on the eastern Escarpment of Mpumalanga offering historical attractions linked to gold as well as many outdoor …

Gold Panning – Pilgrims Rest Tours

Gold Panning. Experience the thrill of finding gold like the early diggers did! You will accompany the tour guide to a select area of the river in Pilgrims Rest, where you will be shown how to pan for gold, and for an hour you can pan out as much as you like, and you can keep. all that you find. The area is renown for various metals and ...

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2019-7-31 · There is also a very interesting display on the geology, photographs, maps and other artifacts depicting the gold-mining history of Pilgrim''s Rest. Hours: Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 16:00 The Friends of the Pilgrim''s Rest Museum is a voluntary, non-profit organisation run by locals to help manage museum matters, man the various museums after ...

The Vine Restaurant and Bar Pilgrims Rest

2020-9-4 · The original Vine was established in 1874 as an Eating House / Pub on the Pilgrim''s Rest Goldfields. It was situated near the Theta Mine Battery site. The building, the present house, The Vine was built in 1904 as a General Dealers. The Original …

Pilgrims Rest

A mere 16km from Graskop lies the historic mining town of Pilgrim''s Rest, situated on the picturesque Panorama Route. It is steeped in history and drama as it is a living Monument of the gold rush fever to hit the area in the 1800''s. Declared a National Monument in 1986, Provincial Heritage Site and added to the UNESCO World Heritage tentative ...

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The Historic Village of Pilgrims Rest is an important part of the History of South Africa, as the first ever gold rush in Africa occurred here in 1873. Gold and gold mining became the most important industry in South Africa, driving the economy from that time until present.

Pilgrim''s Rest regains its lustre

2020-1-27 · • TGME: Transvaal Gold Mining Estates was the name of the company that mined gold in the area. • 89: The number of historical buildings or sites along the Pilgrim''s Rest Main Road. • The Gold News: The first newspaper published on the Pilgrim''s Rest …

Gold Mining Town Pilgrim''s Rest to be Revamped to Draw ...

2019-12-11 · In a bid to revitalise "the birth place of the South African gold mining industry," Pilgrim''s Rest, and attract more tourists, Mpumalanga has started projects to spruce up the famous old town. Photo by Artography . The town, which is on the …

The Geology Of The Pilgrims Rest Gold Mining District ...

The Geology of the Pilgrims Rest Gold Mining District . Download or Read online The Geology of the Pilgrims Rest Gold Mining District full in PDF, ePub and kindle. This book written by A. L. Hall and published by Unknown which was released on 25 September 2021 with total pages 158.

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Pilgrims Rest

2018-10-10 · 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.

Stonewall plans for 2019 restart of production at Pilgrims ...

2018-6-22 · ASX-listed Stonewall Resources'' Pilgrims Rest gold project, in Mpumalanga, is expected to start production towards the end of 2019. Stonewall Mining South Africa CEO George Jenkins told African ...