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Cornelia Vanderbilt’s wedding - A sweet discovery

Posted on 04/29/2014 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(3)

Monday's post covered a multitude of details surrounding the wedding of Cornelia Vanderbilt and John Cecil on April 29, 1924. Today we dig even deeper into one particular detail that our...

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Spring Babies Wake Up the Biltmore Farmyard!

Posted on 03/25/2014 by Leeann Donnelly

More babies are due to join the Biltmore family as the Farmyard’s other Boer goat will deliver her kids in early April, and Iris, our Alpine dairy goat, will birth her kid in late April or...

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A Monument to Art Preservation

Posted on 02/07/2014 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(5)

The new movie “The Monuments Men” starring George Clooney, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, and Matt Damon, is based on a book of the same name by Robert Edsel. In his research and writing,...

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Behind the Scenes: Big Reveal Set For Fall

Posted on 08/09/2013 by Leeann Donnelly

Two rooms inside the 250-room Biltmore House – the Second Floor Living Hall and the Salon – will re-open this fall after the estate’s Museum Services team restores them to their...

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Thank you to those who serve and have served

Posted on 11/12/2012 by Leeann Donnelly

A flag containing an array of stars hangs in the Banquet Hall of Biltmore House to honor Biltmore employees who served during World War I. Its 53 stars represent each person – 50 blue stars...

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