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The Emperor’s Chess Set

Posted on 10/23/2016 by Amy Dangelico

Some people have a knack for choosing the perfect gift. On George Vanderbilt’s 21st birthday, his friend James McHenry proved to be one of those people. The railroad financier’s gift...

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The Banquet Hall Tree: A Christmas at Biltmore Tradition

Posted on 10/21/2016 by Amy Dangelico Comments(2)

The 35-foot-tall Fraser fir selected for the Banquet Hall each year is always the tallest tree inside Biltmore House. Adorned with hundreds of lights and ornaments, the towering tree is a beloved...

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Fall Garden Maintenance at Biltmore

Posted on 10/18/2016 by Sharon Bell

As fall beauty begins to blanket the estate, our dedicated garden crew is busy preparing the grounds for cooler temperatures. Of course, the blowing and raking of leaves is a seemingly never-...

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Christmas at Biltmore: Adding it all up

Posted on 10/15/2016 by Amy Dangelico

Decorating America’s largest home for the holiday season is certainly no small task. Christmas at Biltmore is one of the Southeast’s most storied Yuletide destinations and we know that...

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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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