Surry Mountain Gold Mine and Lily Pond


January 03. 2014 4:02PM

Surry Mountain Gold Mine and Lily Pond - Surry, NH 







Route 12A
Surry, NH

Marker Number: 93
Name and date established: Surry 1973

Description: To the east rises Surry Mountain stretching four miles north and south. For many years mines yielding small amounts of mica, copper, lead, silver, and gold were operated along the ridge. In the saddle of the mountain slightly north of the village there is a Lily Pond some 750 feet above the valley meadows. Often called a freak of nature, Lily Pond has been measured to be 80 feet deep in places.

Location: Located in Surry village, just east of Route 12A, in front of the Town Library.
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