It all started in 1799 when Mr. Reed’s son struck gold in Meadow Creek on the family homestead, and Reed Gold Mine was born. It is said to be haunted by Eleanor Mills, a neighbor od the Reeds in the 1800s. Eleanor and her husband Eugene were quarreling when she tripped and fell down the stairs, which killed her instantly, unbeknownst to Eugene, who had just left the house. When Eugene came home several hours later, he found her body, and as legend has it, it was still screaming at him. Frightened Eugene dumped her body down a mine shaft to quell the noise, and witnesses still heard the voices coming from the shaft for years after that.
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- 9621 Reed Mine Rd
Midland, NC 28107
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- 35.285608033025, -80.46639379370117
- Cabarrus County, North Carolina
- Nearest Towns:
- Locust, NC (2.9 mi.)
Stanfield, NC (4.2 mi.)
Midland, NC (4.5 mi.)
Red Cross, NC (6.4 mi.)
Mount Pleasant, NC (8.0 mi.)
Oakboro, NC (8.8 mi.)
Concord, NC (10.6 mi.)
Fairview, NC (10.9 mi.)
Harrisburg, NC (11.0 mi.)
Millingport, NC (11.2 mi.)
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