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

Tryon Toy House

 
 
Tryon Toy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 12, 2011
1. Tryon Toy House Marker
Inscription. Constructed 1925 as retail showroom and office for Tryon Toy Makers and Wood Carvers, famous craft enterprise founded by Charlotte Yale and Eleanor Vance in 1915. Designed by Tryon architect J. Foster Searles to evoke the European inspiration for distinctive style of Tryon toys and woodcraft. Eleanor Roosevelt delivered her Fourth of July speech in 1934 from the front terrace.
 
Erected by Town of Tryon.
 
Location. 35° 12.672′ N, 82° 14.453′ W. Marker is in Tryon, North Carolina, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of North Trade Street (U.S. 176) and East Howard Street, on the right when traveling north on North Trade Street. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Tryon Horse (approx. mile away); Tryon Peak (approx. one mile away); Harmon Field (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sidney Lanier (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Sidney Lanier (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Block House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 1.3 miles away); Tryon Mountain (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tryon.
 
Also see . . .
Tryon Toy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 12, 2011
2. Tryon Toy House Marker
 The Toy Makers' House Museum of the Tryon Toy-Makers & Wood-Carvers. (Submitted on March 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the Tryon Toy House. • Can you help?
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