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Title Bass Lake (Water Lilies)
Date July 13, 1947
Description Photograph shows water lilies on Bass Lake, located on the Moses H. Cone Memorial Park near mile post 295 in section 2G of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Sam P. Weems on July 13, 1947.
Commentary A view of Bass Lake and its waterlilies. Lakes and streams were considered to be a big draw for drivers on the Blue Ridge Parkway. This particular lake is located on the Moses H. Cone Estate.
Location Location Name: Bass Lake
Parkway Milepost: 294.0
Latitude: 36.1409622
Longitude: -81.6817727
Creator Individual Sam P. Weems
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Bass Lake (N.C.)
Bodies of water
Cone, Moses H.
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Weems, Sam P.
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway