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Title Moses H. and Bertha L. Cone (date and site unknown)
Date 1890s
Description Moses H. Cone and Bertha L. Cone in a living room at an unknown site.
Commentary Textile magnate Moses H. Cone acquired an estate outside in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The Cones named it "Flat Top Mountain" and it became known as 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: Undetermined
Parkway Milepost: None
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Cone, Bertha
Cone, Moses H.
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway