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Title View of Orchards & Bass Lake from Top of Flat Top Manor House
Date 20th Century
Description View of orchards and Bass Lake from top of Flat Top Manor House, located on what is now Moses H. Cone memorial park, off of Blue Ridge Parkway. Located at milepost 294, section 2G of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Picture taken from National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Moses H. Cone was a textile industrialist who created his vacation home of Flat Top Manor house on 3,500 acres in Blowing Rock, NC. Today the Flat Top Manor (which includes 23 rooms) is open to the public and houses a Craft Shop and demonstration center.
Location Location Name: Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
Parkway Milepost: 294.0
Latitude: 36.15457
Longitude: -81.68761
Tags Bass Lake (N.C.)
Cone, Moses H.
Flat Top Manor (Blowing Rock, N.C.)
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway