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Title Cone Estate, showing Bass Lake, boat house, spillway, and dam
Date July 13, 1947
Description View of Flat Top Manor (far off, in background), Bass Lake, boat house, spillway and a dam. A man in a hat is standing looking out over the lake and a car is parked on the side of the road. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Sam P. Weems on July 13, 1947.
Commentary The Moses H. Cone Estate was the summer property of Moses Cone, a textile owner and his wife Bertha Cone. After Bertha Cone's death, this property was developed into the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park.
Location Location Name: Bass Lake
Parkway Milepost: 294.0
Latitude: 36.1409622
Longitude: -81.6817727
Creator Individual Sam P. Weems
Tags Automobiles
Bass Lake (N.C.)
Bodies of water
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Watauga County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway