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Title Moses H. Cone Family
Date August 1898
Description Photograph shows seven members of the Moses H. Cone family on the porch of the Blowing Rock Hotel in August 1898.
Commentary Taken on the porch of the Blowing Rock Hotel (burned down years ago). Front step seated: Jeanette Siegel Cone (1872-1962) (Wife of Ceasar) Left to right seated on porch: Ceasar Cone (1859-1917) Son Herman on Lap (1895-1955) Sydney M. Cone (1869-1939) Brother of Ceasar & Moses Mr. ? Key of Baltimore (relative of Francis Scott Key who wrote "Star Spangled Banner") In chair: Helen Guggenheimer Cone (1838-1902) Mother of Ceasar & Moses Standing: Claribel Cone (1864-1929) Sister of Ceasar & Moses (of art fame)
Location Location Name: Blowing Rock
Parkway Milepost: 290.0
Latitude: 36.135129
Longitude: -81.6776059
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Cone, Moses H.
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway