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Polk County is OUR STATE magazine's featured county of the month. Polk, located in the Blue Ridge Mountain foothills, is one of North Carolina's smallest counties. Tourists are attracted by a number of waterfalls, fine wines, scenery, and towns like Tryon and Saluda.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 71 Issue 1, June 2003, p132-137, il Periodical Website
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12883
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Located on the southern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Polk County, is a distinctive region. Originally a part of Mecklenburg County, Polk was also known as Tryon from 1768 through 1779. Aside from difficulties presented by Tories, Cherokees, and the Civil War, residents have sustained by utilizing profits derived from land holdings, the Gold Rush, tourism, agricultural endeavors, the railroad, and modern industry.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 27 Issue 21, Mar 1960, p11-12, 24-26, il
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14550
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Polk County's scenic beauty encompasses manmade and natural features noteworthy for both the county and the state. The author draws upon observations made while on a recent trip through the county. Lake Adger and Pearson's Falls are two such distinct natural destinations. A few remarks are also included concerning some local history and culture, of particular note the house of Sydney Lanier, musician and poet in the 1800s.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 2, June 1946, p6-7, il
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14780
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Abernethy takes us on a little trip through Rutherford, Polk, and Henderson Counties, describing the scenery along the way.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 12 Issue 32, Jan 1945, p4-5, f
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18678
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Continuing his explorations of the state's counties, Goerch visits Polk County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 15, Sept 1942, p1-2, 16-16, il
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23764
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Tryon, North Carolina offers many entertaining opportunities as a travel destination.
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24628
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The author discusses popular tourism activities in Tryon, North Carolina, including participating in hunting on horseback.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 27 Issue 22, April 1960, p17-20, il
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24627
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The author presents the history of Polk County and discusses the first settlers to develop the area.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 27 Issue 22, April 1960, p10-12, 24-26, il
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24839
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In June 2015, The Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) opened in Polk County. The center covers 1,400 acres, has a 5,00-capacity stadium, 850 permanent stalls, and 10 riding arenas. The owners hope to make the place a destination for high-end horse riders and amateurs alike.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 10 Issue 2, March-April 2016, p50-54, 56, il, por Periodical Website
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27294
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The small western North Carolina town of Saluda rests just over 2,000 feet above sea level. It was once a railroad town, but now it relies on live music, local art, and outdoor recreation to bring visitors in.
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34418
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The 2018 World Equestrian Games will be held on September 11 through 23 in Tryon, North Carolina, and coincide with the first World Equine Expo. The games are the pinnacle of international English-style horseback riding competition and feature eight core disciplines of equestrian sports. The three-week-long event is anticipated to triple Polk County’s population and economy.
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