Tryon in Polk County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1940 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number 0-11.)
Location. 35° 13.72′ N, 82° 14.017′ W. Marker is in Tryon, North Carolina, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of Lynn Road (North Carolina Route 108) and Old Howard Gap Road and Story Road, on the right when traveling south on Lynn Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tryon NC 28782, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sidney Lanier (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Sidney Lanier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tryon Mountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harmon Field (approx. one mile away); Tryon Peak (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tryon Toy House (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Tryon Horse (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Block House (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tryon.
Regarding Stoneman's Raid. In March 1865, toward the end of the Civil War, Union Gen. George Stoneman led nearly 6,000 cavalrymen through the western
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