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Title Demo of Flax Break
Title Note negative 511
Date 1952
Description People watching and performing a demo of a machine or device performing a "flax break" at the Moses H. Cone Memorial Estate or Park, off of section 2G of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952.
Location Location Name: Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
Parkway Milepost: 294.0
Latitude: 36.15457
Longitude: -81.68761
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Crafts
Machinery
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Parkway Craft Center (Flat Top Manor)
Photographs
Southern Highland Craft Guild
Tourism
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway