Gold Rush Era Cabin
Welcome to the official Virtual Dedication of the 1832 Gold Rush Era Cabin! Here, you can find various information and media from the Georgia Appalachian Studies Center's service learning project. The cabin is now located at North Georgia College & State University's Vickery House, the final destination of the cabin's long journey. Within the site, visitors can see biographical summaries of all community partners and volunteers involved, great articles covering the cabin relocation and overall project, and plenty of exciting additional video footage. The 1830s Gold Rush Era Cabin is a fantastic edition to the university and community as a whole and has so much history and culture to offer to all who wish to learn. Please come in, explore and ENJOY!
Imagine a cabin
One way is through the 1832 Goldrush Cabin here at North Georgia College & State University.
A rare and valuable artifact, this tool for teaching and learning is now located on the North Georgia campus. Envision this 16 x 20 cabin, simply furnished and nestled on a green lawn. It’s flanked by beautiful pecan trees and fronted by a stage ample enough for campus or community events like historical dramas, weaving demonstrations, bluegrass music concerts, or old-time dance performances.
After its restoration, this simple structure and its stage will serve as a classroom for the university and community, a venue for sharing Appalachian culture as it was in the past and as it is lived now, engaging and inspiring all participants, whether they are the teachers or the learners.
What songs we will share. What tales we will tell. What lessons we will teach.
Watch our short Youtube video, Imagine a Cabin!