The Sixes Mill (also known as Gresham's Mill) is on a site where a mill has stood since the 1820s. The Sixes Mill was built in 1878. Sixes Mill, one of the last remaining remnants of a 1820s settlement, was made up mostly of prospectors and miners. Sixes Mill Wheel and Race - Lebanon, Georgia Here on the southern edge of the Georgia Gold Belt, the Sixes Mine was a large producer of both lode and placer gold.
The unusual name of Sixes may have been derived from the Cherokee word sutali, an old Indian village near the Etowah River meaning sixth.
March 6th, 2019
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