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Title Whittling a Wooden Spoon
Date June 1956
Description Photograph shows a man whittling a wooden spoon at the Parkway Craft Center, located in Moses H. Cone Memorial Park near mile post 294 in section 2G of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Lou Harshaw in June 1956.
Commentary The Parkway Craft Center was established in the early 1950s and is run by the Southern Highland Craft Guild.
Location Location Name: Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
Parkway Milepost: 294.0
Latitude: 36.15457
Longitude: -81.68761
Creator Individual Lou Harshaw
Tags Crafts
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Parkway Craft Center (Flat Top Manor)
Southern Highland Craft Guild
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway