The Tryon Horse

The Tryon Horse (HMREQ)

Location: Tryon, NC 28782 Polk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 12.507', W 82° 14.293'

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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).
Placed ByTown of Tryon
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 5:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 387295 N 3896861
Decimal Degrees35.20845000, -82.23821667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 12.507', W 82° 14.293'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 12' 30.42" N, 82° 14' 17.58" W
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Area Code(s)828
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1010 Mc Cown St, Tryon NC 28782, US
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