Dan Morrill FAQ City: Are There Really Old Gold Mines Beneath Charlotte? By Nick de la Canal • Mar 26, 2019 Nick de la Canal / WFAE Listen Listening... / 13:07 Many Charlotte residents have long heard tales of abandoned gold mines left buried beneath uptown Charlotte. Aaron Hopping, a WFAE listener, wanted to know more. Like, where are they? What happened to them? And are any still accessible?