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Title Bass Lake, Cone Park
Date 20th Century
Description View of Bass Lake and a stone bridge, located in the Moses H. Cone Estate, near Blowing Rock, N.C. and off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters.
Commentary Moses H. Cone was a textile entrepreneur, who built the Flat Top Manor, with his wife Bertha Cone, on the Moses H. Cone estate in the early 1900s. The Moses H. Cone Estate Memorial Park is near Blowing Rock, NC and now houses the Blue Ridge Mountain Craft Center.
Location Location Name: Bass Lake
Parkway Milepost: 294.0
Latitude: 36.1409622
Longitude: -81.6817727
Tags Blowing Rock (N.C.)
Bodies of water
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Stone carving
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway