On Friday March 5th at 6:00 - 8:00 pm, Waxhaw native and author, Bill Howie will be on-hand at The Bead Merchants located at 102 East South Main to talk about the history of Gold and the Gold Mines in Waxhaw, Union County, and North Carolina. Bill is the author of "History of the Howie Mine and Bonnie Belle in Union County North Carolina". Approximately 100 years ago there were 130 gold mines in NC, 30 of which were in Union County. If you like panning for gold or ever wanted to learn more about the history of gold in our area this is for you! Who knows, there may be gold in your backyard. The Bead Merchants is an authorized Garrett Dealer specializing in metal detectors, accessories, gold panning supplies and the Gold Magic panning wheel.
Please call Van & Gayle Eyre at 704.843.5509