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Title "Flat Top Manor" About time of completion (1898-1900)
Date Late 1890's
Description View of Flat Top Manor in Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, off of Blue Ridge Parkway. Located at milepost 294, section 2G. Picture taken around time of completion, 1898-1900. 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 the Parkway Craft Center.
Location Location Name: Flat Top Manor
Parkway Milepost: 294.0
Latitude: 36.149047
Longitude: -81.692942
Tags 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