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Re: [OM] Sign in Tryon, NC

Subject: Re: [OM] Sign in Tryon, NC
From: Mike Gordon via olympus <olympus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 30 May 2016 16:47:45 -0400
Cc: usher99@xxxxxxx
--Bob Whitmire
Certified From Hendersonville, NC Neanderthal wrote:

<<You wuz in my old stompin' grounds, bro. All we had to do was get drunk and
<<fall off the mountain and we wuz in Tryon (if we didn't get hung up on the
<<ledge called Saluda). I always thought it was kinda a snobby little place,
<<what with all the horse action down there. (Ah! _That's_ why you were in
<<Tryon!) Maybe that's why the gun shop sells computers.

Hah, you nailed that. Tryon is becoming quite the equestrian destination for 
international competitors.  They are building around the Equestrian Center like 
crazy:  It appears they are trying to compete with Wellington. 


It is rather hot and a bit of a one horse town:


We only scratched the surface of Asheville,  but it has some wonderful 
architecture as well as  more elevation  (cooler) than Tryon.  
We passed by the Grove Park Inn, and learned how Edwin Wiley Grove made his 
many millions and was able to build the place:

I was able to quickly photograph an original postcard sized ad.  See this:


Malaria was rampant and he made the quinine  concoction not bitter.

As of now I think we liked Hendersonville the best, which is where my Aunt and 
Uncle spend the Spring, Summer and Fall.



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