Snippets from Some Past Events. We visit
many of these locations yearly.
Adams Mill Outing:
September 21st, 2002
Panning/Sluicing 9:00am - 5:00pm
Panning Demo 1:00 - 5:00pm
Meeting at 5:00 pm
Adams Mill Website
See their Map
Shipshewana Mayfest - May 3rd and 4th 2002
Where: Shipshewana, Indiana, in the Community Park
When: May 3rd and 4th. (That's Friday and Saturday.)
What: We are participating in the Shipshewana May Fest.
Panning Demo's given by GPAA members, pay-to-pan, and misc. things for sale.
Time: May Fest: 3:00PM till dark Friday, 9:00AM - 6:00 PM Saturday.
Chapter Meeting, around 7:00 Saturday.
We have REAL GOLD purchased from Heather Grove Gold Camp for the pay-to-pan
activity. We will be offering free panning demos, GPAA fliers, and plan to
have some equipment displays and photos. We plan to camp in a group at the
Amish Log Cabin Campground. Please contact Yoders ASAP if you want to camp
with us, so you can get a space reserved.
We will hold the chapter meeting after the May Fest activity, around 7:00PM
on Saturday, depending on how tired everyone is! Please bring ideas for
future outings with you.
Gold Panning Contest April 21st, 2001
Commercial Sponsor: Indiana
Non-Profit Sponsor: Indiana chapter of the GPAA
Where: Stone Quarry Mill, Indiana
Indiana Prospecting Company
224 East Main
Pics: One of the contest winners.
Michael and Perry
More in the
Coker Creek, Tennessee
Mining at GPAA claim and prospecting in Cherokee National Forest
Had a great time at French Post Park near Delphi, Indiana.
Had around 7 miners plus wives and kids. Rock Creek had fine gold in the
Gravel, couple of tiny colors per pan. The park is a beautiful place along the
Wabash River. Camping (Primitive) allowed. Many thanks to Chuck for finding
the place and making arrangements.
in going there sometime? See Map.
Another Detail Map
Your Lunch! Gold Pan, Trowel, Classifier, collecting bottles, waders or
waterproof boots, waterproof gloves. Gold Panning Permit, if you already received it.
Important Phone number: Morgan-Monroe SF: call 1-765-342-4026 they will mail you a
Gold Panning permit.
Don't Bring: Sluices, Dredges, Picks and Shovels, Metal Detectors. (not allowed in
the State Forest.)
Morgan Monroe SF requires a
permit for panning, which can be obtained by phone, by mail, or at the park office, not
open Saturdays 'till April. The permit is good for one year. Sluicing and dredging are
not allowed at Morgan Monroe. I suggest phoning or mailing a request for a gold panning permit to the following
Yellowwood/Morgan Monroe State Forest
Attn: Property Manager
6220 Forest Road
Martinsville, IN 46151