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12773
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Chosen for the flowers, weather, and charm existing throughout the city, Tryon, North Carolina was deemed one of the four prettiest towns in the United States by New York Times column writer, Don Culross Peattie. Inspiring a similar article, specifically related to equally awe arousing towns in North Carolina, Old Trudge mentions Southern Pines, Blowing Rock, Chapel Hill, Beaufort, and Belhaven as equal contenders in the prettiest towns debate.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 30 Issue 19, Feb 1963, p20-22, il
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23813
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Lawrence Mazzanovich (1871-1959) was a famous impressionist style painter who eventually settled in Tryon, North Carolina. He was part of the Tryon Artist Colony, which included many artists from the early 1900s who were based out of Tryon.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 4 Issue 6, August 2010, p28-31, il, por Periodical Website
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24448
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Tryon has hosted the Block House Steeplechase since 1946 and hosts many events, including parades, hat contests, and multiple horse races. Tryon’s equestrian history goes back to the 1920s, with fox hunting and carriage driving
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 58 Issue 11, April 1991, p27-30, il
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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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24670
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The formal foxhunting centers of North Carolina include Southern Pines, Tryon, and Sedgefield. The history of foxhunting is presented here, as well as the kinds of foxes hunted.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 19, January 1955, p10-11, 32, il
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24705
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North Carolina’s unique winter resort in Tryon captures the eye of tourists, who sometimes decide to move to the area. The author discusses what it is about Tryon that makes people want to stay.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 20 Issue 30, December 1952, p4-5, 14, il, por
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31633
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Thousands of people in the Tryon area came to the town to retire or to escape from northern city life. With a national reputation of being an affluent small town, Tryon’s have included famous actors, poets, and novelists, such as F. Scott Fitzgerald. Tryon is also valued for its temperate climate, rustic atmosphere, horseback riding and fox hunting clubs.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 8 Issue 11, Nov 1976, p7-9, il, por Periodical Website