Here Sidney Lanier Beloved Poet of the South Passed on September 7,1881 "Night slipped to dawn and pain merged into beauty,bright grew the road his weary feet had trod,he gave his salutation to the morning,and found himself before the face of . . . — — Map (db m40928) HM
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 . . . — — Map (db m40927) HM
on its summit in July, 1767
a Treaty was made between English Officers and Cherokee Chiefs.
Establishing there the extreme western frontier for White settlers.
The Mountain was named for
then Royal Governor of the . . . — — Map (db m11233) HM
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 . . . — — Map (db m40924) HM