The Cone Manor
The Cone Manor
The Cone Manor Moses Cone Blue Ridge Parkway, Blowing Rock, North Carolina, United States Shot in June. Beautiful place!Shot with a Gopro Hero3 camera on a Turbo Ace Matrix UAV.All recreational video, shot in accordance with FAA AC 91-57 The Moses Cone Manor house, completed in 1901, is an impressive piece of period architecture popping out of the mountain landscape. The walk down the steps provides a breath-taking view of Bass Lake below and the surrounding mountains accented by the always changing sky. The combination of the architecture, landscape and the beauty of the regional crafts available at Parkway Craft Center offer something for everyone. As one of the most prevalent historic attractions on the Blue Ridge Parkway, The Moses H. Cone Memorial Park is "historic splendor at its finest". For this beautiful country estate we owe our gratitude to Moses H. Cone, a prosperous textile entrepreneur, conservationist, and philanthropist of the Gilded Age. Its centerpiece is Flat Top Manor, a gleaming white 23-room, 13,000 square foot mansion.Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, near Blowing Rock, North Carolina on the Blue Ridge Parkway, preserves the country estate of Moses Cone, a prosperous textile entrepreneur, conservationist, and philanthropist of the Gilded Age. Its centerpiece is Flat Top Manor, a gleaming white 20-room, 13,000 square foot mansion built in 1901 in the grand Colonial Revival style.The Manor is now the home of the Parkway Craft Center, one of five shops of the Southern Highland Craft Guild which features handmade crafts by hundreds of regional artists. Throughout the season, local artists demonstrate crafts such as quilting, embroidery, weaving, pottery, glass-blowing, and woodcarving on the front porch of the Manor.