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Whether planning a WNC corporate event, wedding, holiday party or social occasion of any kind, We impress the most demanding clientel with extraordinary menu concepts, courteous and professional staff and a wide range of services. Our goal is to satisfy even the most discriminating palates and make any occasion memorable- beyond your expectations. - WNC Gift Baskets

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Tryon Theater - Originally built in 1939 as a movie and vaudeville theater, it still uses it's original carbon arc projectors. It shows movies 4 nights a week and has a matinee on Sunday. Call for more info at: 828-856-6811

Green River Plantation - Listed on the National Register of Historic Paces. This stately home was built in 1804 and has been lovingly restored to its original grandeur. Open to the public by reservation. 828-286-1461 or 828-287-0983. Coxe Rd., Rutherfordton, NC.

Historical Marker - N.C. Colonized 1585, settled in 1650. Hwy 9 South at NC/SC state line.

Historical Marker- Governor Tryon's march to survey the Cherokee boundary, 1767. Hwy 9 South at NC/SC state line.

Four Columns Farm - Built in the late lath century upon the ruins of the pre-revolutionary outpost known as Earls Fort. On the National Register of Historic Places. Hwy 14 at 1-26, Landrum, SC..

Gowensville Baptist Church - Began as a preaching station in 1809, the Church was built in 1820. Hwy 14 Gowensville. SC.

Campbell's Covered Bridge - Built in the 1800's. Hwy 14 to Hwy 414. Follow signs. Gowensville, SC.

Pine Crest Inn - Built in 1900 as a sanitarium, later converted into a retreat in 1917 by Carter Brown. Once a favorite of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemmingway. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A guest cottage, Sway Back Cottage - Circa 1760, is located on the property. Pine Crest Lane. Tryon

Polk County Historical Museum - In the historical Tryon Train Depot. Open Tues. & Thurs.,10 am until noon. Depot St., Tryon

Tryon Cemetery- Dates back to the early 1700's. Markham Rd.

Seven Hearths- Built in 1740, is said to be the first clapboard house in the county. Moved piece by piece to present location in 1934 and completely restored. Harmon Field Rd. Tryon. *

Log Cabin Slave Quarters- Circa 1740. Moved from and reconstructed next to Seven Hearths. Harmon Field Rd. Tryon, NC.

Historical Marker- Stoneman's raid, April 1865. Hwy 108, Lynn.

Sidney Lanier House- Sidney Lanier, a well known poet, died in the Wilcox home Sept.7,1881. It has been called the Lanier House ever since. Hwy 108, Lynn..

Mimosa Inn- This Inn can lay claim to 200 years of history but the present day structure was built in 1916 after fire destroyed the original Inn. Hwy 108, Lynn

Scriven's Plantation - Built in the late 1700's by Govan Mills this beautiful pro-civil war home has been lovingly maintained by several owners. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places..

Polk County Courthouse - Built by slaves, using native clay bricks, in 1857. In front stands the original slave block that is now covered with a planter. On the National Historic Register. Columbus.

Doughboy Statue - Built to honor the men who fought and died in WWI. Constructed of local materials and built facing the mountains, the young man is leaning on a White Oak stump. Court St., Columbus

Sears House- C. A. Hughes ordered a kit from the Sears Catalog and built this house in 1894. Original in every detail. N. Peak St., Columbus..

Warrior Mountain Monument- Defeat of the Cherokee Indians, 1776. Howard Gap Rd. Saluda.

The Mountain Home- Built in 1910 as a retreat for the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks. Now The Orchard Inn. Hwy 176. Saluda.

The Oaks - This beautiful Victorian home was built in 1894 for a local banker. Now a Bed & Breakfast Inn. Greenville St. Saluda.

Parks and Scenic Areas

Shunkawauken Fall's - The highest waterfalls east of the Rockies before the road was put in. It is still a spectacular 500 ft. split level waterfall. White Oak Mountain, Columbus.

Sunset Rock - Elevation of approximately 3000 ft. looking west over the Green River and Holbert's Cove, on a clear day you can see 3 states and 16 counties. White Oak Mountain, Columbus.

Little Warrior Cave - Howard Gap Rd, driveway on the left coming from Tryon and across from Little Warrior Church. Privately owned, no liability or responsibility assumed by owners. Call first. M/M DoGonce 828-749-9684. Saluda

Pacolet River - Scenic drive along the river on Hwy 176 between Tryon and Saluda, offers curves and climbing roadway with views of the rushing river, waterfalls and gorges.

Pearson's Falls - With the falls thundering over a 90 ft. drop, this property of the Tryon Garden Club is a remarkable botanical wonderland. Offering hiking, bird-watching, picnicking and more. Pearson's Falls Rd, off of Hwy 176, Saluda.

Green River Cove - Runs from Saluda to Lake Adger and has 2 access areas to the Green River, Fish Top and Big Rock, for swimming, tubing, kayaking and other outdoor activities. Saluda.

Bradley Falls/Little Bradley Falls - Beautiful trails that cover acres of woods, streams and breathtaking waterfalls & gorges. Parking is on the right 3.2 miles from brick columns at Heaven's View Motel. Trails to the falls are on the left before the bridge. 1-26 Saluda exit. Holbert's Cove Rd. Proper clothing/footwear advised.

Lake Adger, Red Barn Access - The only lake in Polk County. Undeveloped and open to the public for fishing and other water sports. Boat needed to access lake. Silver Creek Rd., Mill Spring.

Chimney Rock Park- A breathtaking view from the mountain's giant monolithic "chimney". The park offers nature trails, rock formations and the 404 ft. Hickory Nut Falls. Chimney Rock, NC.

Foothills Equestrian Nature Center  (FENCE) - A 220 acre nature preserve with marked riding and hiking trails, offers bird and nature walks and hosts equestrian events, including the Steeplechase Races. Also has outdoor concerts and educational camps. Hunting Country Rd. Tryon.

Lake Lanier - Built in the 1920's, it is a is a very scenic 5 mile drive. The lake is private and has no public access. NC/SC state line off Hwy 176, Tryon.

Harmon Field - Home to the first Tryon Horse & Hound Show in 1926. Many equestrian events are still held here. Picnic area, tennis courts, track. softball field or relax by the Pacolet river as children play on the swings. Harmon Field Rd.. Tryon, NC.

Stearns Park - Across from the historic County Court House in Columbus it was originally Stearns School playground built in 1917. Walking track. gazebo and picnic tables. Columbus.

Gibson Park- Run by the Polk County Recreation Dept. the park offers a public swimming pool and picnic area Fork St. Columbus

General Interest

"Morris" The Tryon Horse - 5th generation jumbo version of the Tryon Toymakers most popular toy now stands in the middle of Tryon. The 1st horse was made in 1928 for the Tryon Riding & Hunt Club.

Tryon Theater - Originally built in 1939 as a movie and vaudeville theater, it still uses it's original carbon arc projectors. It shows movies 4 nights a week and has a matinee on Sunday. Tryon.

Edsel Acres - Once having owned the largest collection of running Ford Edsels, Edsel Acres still has a fine collection of antique vehicles. Hwy 108 and Houston Rd., Mill Spring.

Jack Scruggs & Son General Store - Bread and boots to barbed wire. The last old time general store in Polk County. 3 miles off Hwy 9 on Chesnee Road., Green Creek.

Area Attractions

Lake Lure - Chimney Rock Park
Flat Rock Playhouse - Carl Sandburg Home
Holmes State Educational Forest - Hendersonville
Blue Ridge Parkway Asheville - Biltmore House Asheville
Pisgah Forest Brevard

Golf Courses

Red Fox Country Club - Tryon, NC 828-894-8251
Meadowbrook - Rutherfordton, NC 828-863-2690
Cleghorn - Rutherfordton, NC 828-286-9117
Links of Tryon - Gowensville, SC 803-468-4995

Arts Galleries

Tryon Fine Arts Center 208 Melrose Ave., Tryon, 828-859-8322
Upstairs Gallery 409 N. Trade St., Tryon
Arts Palette Melrose Ave., Tryon, 828-859-8322

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