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Apr 28, 2020

Sumpter, Oregon. The Buckeye Gold Mine is near Sumpter, Oregon. Historically the site has been associated with the Cracker Creek Mining District which is now part of the Whitman National Forest. The Buckeye Gold Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. Production size when active was considered to be small

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