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Anatomy Of A Photo: All That Remains

On a mountain road in northeast Georgia, not far from the town of Dahlonega, stands the chimney of a house long fallen. One wonders what became of the home and those who dwelt in it. This was gold country, home to the first gold rush, twenty years before John Sutter discovered gold in a creek in California. What fortune led to the building of this chimney, and what misfortune led to it being all that remains of a settler's dream?

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