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Title Cone Estate Bass Lake spillway and dam
Date July 13, 1947
Description View of Bass Lake on the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, with a spillway and dam, located on milepost 293 off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Arched stone guard wall on side of the bridge. A car is parked on the side of the road facing the camera. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Sam P. Weems on July 13, 1947.
Location Location Name: Bass Lake
Parkway Milepost: 294.0
Latitude: 36.1409622
Longitude: -81.6817727
Creator Individual Sam P. Weems
Tags Automobiles
Bass Lake (N.C.)
Guard walls
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Stone carving
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway