Thomasville (North Carolina)
Thomasville is a city in North Carolina.
By train. Although daily freight and passenger trains still rumble along the tracks that pass through the center of town, passenger service to Thomasville ended many years ago. The nearest passenger rail depot is in nearby High Point, 16 miles to the north.
The Big Chair is a 30 foot replica of a Duncan Phyfe chair that sits in the heart of downtown beside the railroad tracks at the intersection of Main St. and NC-109 (Salem St. and Randolph St.). The chair was originally constructed in 1922 by the Thomasville Chair Company, now Thomasville Furniture Industries , to honor the city's strong furniture industry.