Tryon Peak

Tryon Peak (HM789)

Location: Tryon, NC 28782 Polk County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 13.343', W 82° 15.119'

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on its summit in July, 1767a 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 Province of North Carolina.
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HM NumberHM789
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Placed ByUnaka Chapter, N.C. Society Daughters of American Colonists
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 9:50pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 386061 N 3898423
Decimal Degrees35.22238333, -82.25198333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 13.343', W 82° 15.119'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 13' 20.58" N, 82° 15' 7.14" W
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Area Code(s)828
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 60 State Rd 1121, Tryon NC 28782, US
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