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Tryon, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
Harmon Field Marker image, Touch for more information
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 6, 2008
Harmon Field Marker
North Carolina (Polk County), Tryon — Harmon Field
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North Carolina (Polk County), Tryon — 0-2 — Sidney Lanier
Southern poet, died in house, September 7.1881. — Map (db m11206) HM
North Carolina (Polk County), Tryon — Sidney Lanier
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
North Carolina (Polk County), Tryon — 0-11 — Stoneman's Raid
On a raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S Cavalry fought Southern Troops at Howard's Gap. 4 Mi. North, April 22, 1865 — Map (db m11210) HM
North Carolina (Polk County), Tryon — 0-38 — The Block House
Early landmark, western terminus of the 1772 boundary survey between N.C. and S.C. Stood 1/2 mile east. — Map (db m11058) HM
North Carolina (Polk County), Tryon — The Tryon Horse
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
North Carolina (Polk County), Tryon — 0-77 — Tryon Mountain
Landmark on Cherokee boundary, negotiated by Gov. William Tryon and Cherokee Chief, 1776. Elevation 3,231 feet. — Map (db m11214) HM
North Carolina (Polk County), Tryon — Tryon Peak
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 Willian Tryon then Royal Governor of the . . . — Map (db m11233) HM
North Carolina (Polk County), Tryon — Tryon Toy House
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

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