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Title Moses H. Cone photo
Title Note Moses H. Cone
Date December 1908
Description Copy photograph and portrait of Moses H. Cone. Cone was the owner and creator of Moses H. Cone Estate off of milepost 294, section 2G on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photograph labeled "made from obituary column of newspaper."
Commentary Moses H. Cone acquired an estate outside of Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The Cones named it "Flat Top Manor" and it became known as the Moses H. Cone Estate. The land is approximately 3,516 acres. Moses Cone died in 1908 where Bertha continued operating the Estate until her death in 1947.
Location Location Name: Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
Parkway Milepost: 294.0
Latitude: 36.15457
Longitude: -81.68761
Tags Cone, Moses H.
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway