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Title Boone, N.C.
Title Note From Observation Tower in Cone Park
Date 1946
Description Photograph shows a view of Boone, North Carolina, from an observation tower in Moses H. Cone Memorial Park. Purpose of photograph noted as "publicity." Taken by Abbie Rowe in 1946.
Commentary The observation tower is located 2.8 miles from the Moses H. Cone Manor House, at the top of Flat Top Road Trail.
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 Boone (N.C.)
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway