Join the parade for Tryon

Published 12:46 pm Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Reverend (Michael Justiss) Wesley Canterbury in the Revolutionary War uniform he will be wearing in the Tryon Heritage Parade on Saturday, Sept. 4. The parade will be part of Tryon’s 125th Birthday Celebration on Labor Day weekend, and the town encourages all local organizations and individuals to be part of the parade. Stop by Town Hall to get the application or download it from the Town website, The event, which celebrates the chartering of the Town of Tryon in 1885, will offer a golf tournament at Tryon Country Club, a concert at Rogers Park featuring the Firecracker Jazz Band, appearances by the poet Sidney Lanier and the Le Duc sisters at the Lanier Library, the grand opening of the Toy Makers’ House Museum in Tryon, special exhibits of African-American Tryon history, Tryon memorabilia, handcrafted Tryon Dolls, an open house at the Nina Simone birthplace, tours of the historic Tryon Cemetery and much more. (photo submitted)

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