• August 14, 2013
Gold Mining in Plymouth

Plymouth Five Corners and an area northeast of Tyson were the scenes of some frantic and extensive gold mining operations, following the discovery of the precious mineral in Buffalo Brook about 1857. After a time the projects were abandoned. Five Corners, once a well-populated crossroads community, eventually had nothing at all but cellar holes and a cemetery to show for all the feverish activity it once knew.