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Title Flat Top Mountain Road
Title Note Flat Top Mountain Road
Date October 1952
Description Views along Flat Top Mountain Road in Moses H. Cone Memorial park off of milepost 294, section 2G of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the North Carolina State Archives and taken by E.G. Middleton in October 1952.
Commentary Flat Top Road is 5.6 miles long. This road has spectacular views from open meadows and the tower of the 4558 foot summit of Flat Top Mountain.
Location Location Name: Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
Parkway Milepost: 294.0
Latitude: 36.15457
Longitude: -81.68761
Creator Individual E.G. Middleton
Tags Access roads
Flat Top Road (N.C.)
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives