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

Tryon Peak

 
 
Tryon Peak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
1. Tryon Peak Marker
Inscription. on its summit in July, 1767 a Treaty was made between English Officers and Cherokee Chiefs.

Establishing there the extreme western frontier for White settlers.

The Mountain was named for
Willian Tryon
then Royal Governor of the Province of North Carolina.
 
Erected by Unaka Chapter, N.C. Society Daughters of American Colonists.
 
Location. 35° 13.343′ N, 82° 15.119′ W. Marker is in Tryon, North Carolina, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of Harmom Field Road and N.Trade Street (U.S. 176) on Harmom Field Road. Touch 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. Harmon Field (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sidney Lanier (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Sidney Lanier (approx. one mile away); Tryon Toy House (approx. one mile away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Tryon Horse (approx. 1.2 miles away); Tryon Mountain (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Block House (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tryon.
 
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Tryon Peak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
2. Tryon Peak Marker
Shades of the past image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
3. Shades of the past
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 932 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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