Site of Tryon Court House 1774 to 1783
Camp of Lord Cornwalis ad British Army January 23, 1781.
Erected by descendants of Christian Mauney and their friends.
1919. W. A. Mauney CHM. — — Map (db m156454) HM
World War I Dourus Dalton Beam
John Q. Homesley
Alfonso L. Mauney
Clarence leonard Waters
Phillip S. HulletWorld War II H. Clinton Adams
David Alferd Baxter
Francis Wayne Baxter
Thomas Quay . . . — — Map (db m44603) WM
The log building was built by Benaja Black in the 1800's, when the area was known as White Pines. Corn was the main crop at this time. Farmers received permits to make corn whiskey. It was brought to this warehouse, put into barrels, and shipped . . . — — Map (db m44468) HM
This simple schoolhouse, built in 1898, is typical of small schools built in the turn of the century. Was built on land belonging to John F. Black and served until 1912 when a larger school replaced it. — — Map (db m44464) HM
The home of business, civic, religious and educational leader and member of the North Carolina Legislature. Designed to demonstrate the quality of the products of Kendrick Brick and tile. — — Map (db m44480) HM
First used as city hall in 1892
Built by M.L. Rudisill, Mayor at that time
Prior to 1892, the city council met in store buildings or in homes of members.
The town paid $15.00 per year rent until the building was donated to town . . . — — Map (db m44470) HM
The log building was built by Benaja Black in 1847, when the area was known as White Pines. The logs are securely joined with pegs. Meat was cured here by subjecting it to dense smoke, and it was stored here during the winter or until used. — — Map (db m44474) HM
Confederate Soldiers monument
On these grounds between 1861-1865
over 1500 men from Gaston County
answered the call of their State and
County to Defend the South in the
War between the States. (Back):
Co. 1-11 87th . . . — — Map (db m18586) HM
One of the finest surviving federal style houses in Gaston County. Built as the seat of a 356 acre plantation. Part of the Ancestral Hoyle Family Lands. Listed on the local & National Register of Historic Places. — — Map (db m44380) HM
On This square was located the Courthouse of Gaston County from 1847 until the County seat was moved to Gastonia in 1911. The first structure, built of logs, was replaced by a brick building in 1848. The interior of this latter building, together . . . — — Map (db m18582) HM
This Greek Revival structure
served as the county courthouse
from 1848 to 1911, when the county
seat moved to Gastonia. It marks
the center of the Dallas Historic
District, a Federal Register site. — — Map (db m18577) HM
On this site c.1874 structures existed to provide for the upkeep of the less fortunate, an imposing structure for its time and purpose, it gives physical and concrete evidence of the caring qualities of the people of Gaston County. — — Map (db m18616) HM
Hotel provided lodging for visitors to town and court sessions, and for male students of the original Gaston College. Jury was sequestered on the third floor "Bull Pen."
Daniel Hoffman was the builder, Jonas Hoffman, Second proprietor, . . . — — Map (db m18610) HM
This building with the West addition served as the Gaston County Jail until 1911 when the County seat was moved to Gastonia. The Sheriff and his family had living quarters on the first floor. The second floor still contains the main cell block. — — Map (db m18614) HM
Built as a General Store with living quarters upstairs by cotton manufacturing industry pioneer Moses H. Rhyne this structure also served as a Post Office and as a site of County Court during rebuilding of the Court House damaged by fire in 1874. — — Map (db m18609) HM
Built by Dr. J.F. Smyre
This building was sold in 1851 to Ely Pasour, State Legislator, Postmaster and First Mayor of Dallas. The northern addition was used as a classroom for privately tutoring boys. The granite upping block near the street was . . . — — Map (db m18612) HM
This Monument is given by
the town of Dallas and the Dallas Jaycees and
is Dedicated to the memory of the brave young men of Dallas who Sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam Conflict.
Jerry L. Addis, U.S. Army, Jun 24, 1969
Roy Neal Burris, . . . — — Map (db m18608) HM
As President of the University of North Carolina from 1956-86, he developed it into a 16 campus system and a national model. Respected nationwide for his compassion, vision, leadership and integrity. Born July 13, 1920 to Lathan and Beth Friday, . . . — — Map (db m18580) HM
King's Pinnacle is named for the unique formation at its summit resembling a king's crown. The pinnacle is the highest peak in the park at 1,705 feet in elevation. It towers more than 800 feet above the surrounding landscape.
It's elevation is . . . — — Map (db m23399) HM
North Carolina. Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c.1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1776.
South Carolina. Formed in 1712 from part of Carolina, which was chartered . . . — — Map (db m129257) HM
Queen Ann Style constructed by R.F. Rankin for A.P. Rhyne as a wedding gift to his daughter and husband. Bought in 1918 by Mayor Paul E. Lentz and wife whose descendants are still owners. — — Map (db m156460) HM
Built as the plantation home of Andrew Carpenter and family. This structure also served as a stagecoach stop on the Charlotte Lincolnton Road. "Happy Home plantation continued as a sharecropping farm after slavery was abolished. — — Map (db m181622) HM