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Tryon in Polk County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Block House

 
 
The Block House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 4, 2008
1. The Block House Marker
Inscription. Early landmark, western terminus of the 1772 boundary survey between N.C. and S.C. Stood 1/2 mile east.
 
Erected by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number 0-38.)
 
Location. 35° 11.836′ N, 82° 13.708′ W. Marker is in Tryon, North Carolina, in Polk County. Marker is on S. Trade St (U.S. 176), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the east side of U.S. 176, just north of the North and South Carolina Line. 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. The Tryon Horse (approx. one mile away); Tryon Toy House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sidney Lanier (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Sidney Lanier (approx. 2.1 miles away); Tryon Peak (approx. 2.2 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 2.2 miles away); Harmon Field (approx. 2.3 miles away); Tryon Mountain (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tryon.
 
Also see . . .  Tryon Riding and Hunt Club / Steeplechese. (Submitted on September 4, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.)
 
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The Block House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 4, 2008
2. The Block House Marker
The Block House Historical Site image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 4, 2008
3. The Block House Historical Site
Turn off US 176 onto Ridge Rd/Old Appalachian Hwy. Road turns into Block House Rd. House on left side going South. Lat: 35.1965979364365 Long: -82.21751689910888
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 889 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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