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Title Moses H. Cone-age 40
Date 1897
Description Photograph shows Moses H. Cone and an unnamed man posing with a rack containing a number of fish. An Amber Jack and Barracude are specifically labeled.
Commentary Moses H. Cone was a major textile magnate who opened numerous businesses in and around North Carolina. He owned property in the Blue Ridge Mountain areas. He married his wife Bertha in the 1880s. After Moses' death, Bertha donated his Flat Top Mansion to the Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital. This property would later become the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park near the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Undetermined
Parkway Milepost: None
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Cone, Moses H.
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway