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Bessemer City in Gaston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Tryon County

 
 
Tryon County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
1. Tryon County Marker
Inscription.  Formed 1768, named for Governor William Tryon. Divided in 1779 into Lincoln and Rutherford Counties. Courthouse stood here.
 
Erected 1949 by North Carolina Archives, Conservation, and Highway Departments. (Marker Number O-29.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1768.
 
Location. 35° 20.295′ N, 81° 19.31′ W. Marker is in Bessemer City, North Carolina, in Gaston County. Marker is on Tryon Courthouse Road (State Highway 274) 0.1 miles south of Tryon School Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker located near the Tryonota Volunteer Fire Department. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2577 Tryon Courthouse Rd, Bessemer City NC 28016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Christian Mauney (here, next to this marker); Smoke House (approx. 4.2 miles away); City Jail (approx. 4.2 miles
Tryon County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
2. Tryon County Marker
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away); Orignal City Hall (approx. 4.2 miles away); Federal Bonded Liquor Warehouse (approx. 4.2 miles away); John F Black School House (approx. 4.2 miles away); Cherryville Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Noah Benjamin Kendrick House (approx. 4½ miles away).
 
Also see . . .  William Tryon. (Submitted on September 19, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Tryon County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2020
3. Tryon County Marker
Governor William Tryon image. Click for full size.
4. Governor William Tryon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 19, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022