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A Romantic Legacy

Posted on 10/04/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(3)

William Amherst Vanderbilt Cecil, the younger son of Cornelia and John F. A. Cecil, was born at Biltmore in 1928. He attended schools in England and Switzerland before serving in the British Navy....

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Preserving the Legacy of Cornelia’s “Baby Tree”

Posted on 09/26/2016 by Amy Dangelico

George and Edith Vanderbilt welcomed the arrival their first and only child—a daughter named Cornelia Stuyvesant Vanderbilt—in the late summer of 1900. In October of that year, a...

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Preservation Efforts at Biltmore Go to Great Heights

Posted on 09/15/2016 by Leeann Donnelly

Guests visiting Biltmore in September are getting a view of some of our most height-challenged behind-the-scenes work in Biltmore House. Housekeeping staff members Connie Dey and Shelley Tate are...

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Fall Arrives in Biltmore’s Gardens

Posted on 09/15/2016 by Leeann Donnelly

When Frederick Law Olmsted designed Biltmore’s gardens, he planned their beauty to last through all four seasons. It’s little wonder the blooms of the estate’s gardens continue...

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8 Reasons to Make Biltmore the Center of Your Fall Getaway

Posted on 09/13/2016 by Leeann Donnelly

Fall is prime vacation time for those who love “leaf-peeping,” and Biltmore offers the best of the Blue Ridge Mountains, all in one convenient location. Biltmore’s setting makes...

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