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

Tryon Mountain

 
 
Tryon Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
1. Tryon Mountain Marker
Inscription. Landmark on Cherokee boundary, negotiated by Gov. William Tryon and Cherokee Chief, 1776. Elevation 3,231 feet.
 
Erected 1989 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number 0-77.)
 
Location. 35° 13.93′ N, 82° 13.831′ W. Marker is in Tryon, North Carolina, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of Skyuka Road and Lynn Street (State Highway 108) on Skyuka 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. Stoneman's Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sidney Lanier (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Sidney Lanier (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harmon Field (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tryon Peak (approx. 1.4 miles away); Tryon Toy House (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Tryon Horse (approx. 1.7 miles away); Polk County World War Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tryon.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Tryon Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
2. Tryon Mountain Marker
Looking up the road from the marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
3. Looking up the road from the marker
William Tryon image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard
4. William Tryon
William Tryon 1729-88, English colonial governor in North America. After a distinguished army career he was appointed (1764) lieutenant governor of North Carolina and succeeded (1765) Arthur Dobbs as governor.
Across the road from marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
5. Across the road from marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,456 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 7, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4, 5. 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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