Webinar to emphasize new virtual tour of Flat Prime Manor | Existence

Thanks to a new 3D virtual tour of Flat Leading Manor, the historical property at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park is available year-round. The Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation will host a free 30-minute webinar at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, to show how to use this modern device to “walk” the halls of Flat Prime Manor.

The on line working experience enables viewers to roam via rooms and master about the architectural features, estate history and Moses and Bertha Cone’s life. The tour also explores regions of the circa-1901 manor ordinarily not open up to the general public. Flat Prime Manor closes to readers each year in November and reopens in the spring. The task, funded by donations to the foundation, enables obtain to continue on throughout the off year and when guided excursions are not accessible.

Virtual readers can navigate the floorplan of the home place by room. Between the present-day highlights of the tour are historical visuals of the Cone household, descriptions of how the rooms were utilized, and aspects about artwork and home furnishings that graced the residence. Viewers can climb the stairs to the attic, which is closed to the community, in advance of heading to the widow’s stroll atop the house for a view of Bass Lake and the encompassing mountains. Above time, additional info and features will be extra to the working experience.

To sign up for the webinar, pay a visit to BRPFoundation.org/activities.