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TYRO TAVERN PLANTATION

Davidson County, North Carolina

 

PLANTATION NAME: TYRO PLANTATION, a.k.a. Thompson House, Davis House
ASSOCIATED LINK(s): National Register of Historical Places Application
OWNER: Joseph Hiram Thompson (1810-1872) (Current owner is Glenn Sanford)
BUILT: 1840
ASSOCIATED SURNAMES:  
HISTORY:

It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It was not only a tavern but also a plantation home on 1500 acres.

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HISTORIC PLANTATION HOME OF THE THOMPSON FAMILY. FINISHED IN 1840 BY JOSEPH HIRAM THOMPSON. THE HOME IS LOCATED ON NC HWY 150 SOUTH IN THE COMMUNITY OF TYRO, SO NAMED BY THE THOMPSONS . MR. AND MRS/ GLENN SANFORD HAVE PURCHASED THE HOME AND RESTORING IT TO IT'S ORIGINAL GRANDUER. THE PROJECT IS NEARING COMPLETION. I HAVE LOTS OF HISTORIC INFORMATION IF YOU ARE INTERESTED. GLENN SANFORD (2004)

MISCELLANEOUS:  

Davidson County's, The Dispatch - article written in 2004; National Register of Historic Places

 

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