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

The Tryon Horse

 
 
The Tryon Horse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 13, 2011
1. The Tryon Horse Marker
Inscription. Symbol of town. Larger first version with tree-trunk legs was built 1928 for parade at Tryon Riding & Hunt Club show by two boys employed at Tryon Toy Makers. This scaled-down replica is latest version. Represents nationally-famous handcrafted miniature horse-on-wheels first made in 1916 and designed by Toy Makers founder Eleanor Vance (1869-1954).
 
Erected by Town of Tryon.
 
Location. 35° 12.507′ N, 82° 14.293′ W. Marker is in Tryon, North Carolina, in Polk County. Marker is at the intersection of South Trade Street (U.S. 176) and Pacolet Street, on the right when traveling south on South 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. Tryon Toy House (approx. mile away); The Block House (approx. one mile away); Tryon Peak (approx. 1.2 miles away); Harmon Field (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sidney Lanier (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Sidney Lanier (approx. 1.3 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 1.4 miles away); Tryon Mountain (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tryon.
 
Also see . . .  Morris, the Tryon horse
The Tryon Horse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 12, 2011
2. The Tryon Horse Marker
. Carolina Foothills Chamber of Commerce (Submitted on March 15, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
The Tryon Horse image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 12, 2011
3. The Tryon Horse
The Tryon Horse image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 12, 2011
4. The Tryon Horse
The Tryon Horse image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 12, 2011
5. The Tryon Horse
 
 
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 487 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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