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Title Weaving Demonstration
Date 1952
Description Photograph shows several people watching as a woman gives a weaving demonstration at the Parkway Craft Center in the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park in section 2G of the Blue Ridge Parlway. Photo taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952.
Commentary The Parkway Craft Center was proposed in 1951 to make use of the Moses H. Cone Manor House. It was meant as an opportunity for people to experience the variety and beauty of handicrafts produced in the region.
Location Location Name: Flat Top Manor
Parkway Milepost: 294.0
Latitude: 36.149047
Longitude: -81.692942
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Arts and crafts
Flat Top Manor (Blowing Rock, N.C.)
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Parkway Craft Center (Flat Top Manor)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway