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Local Teen Inspires Pisgah Monument Restoration

Posted on 08/25/2015 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(2)

Photo (left to right): Jack Leary, Rory Mullen, Owen Koppe, Moultrie Dangerfield, Levi Smith An enterprising young man recently pioneered a project to preserve a piece of history that wasn’...

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Biltmore’s Archival Team: Current Projects

Posted on 08/21/2015 by Joanne O'Sullivan

Biltmore’s archival team works to catalog, manage and preserve Biltmore Estate’s historical records, including drawings, photographs, books, manuscripts and oral histories. Check out...

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Fine Linens for Fine Living

Posted on 08/18/2015 by Joanne O'Sullivan

Imagine a dinner in the Banquet Hall with George and Edith Vanderbilt. Your place at the 40-foot-long table might be set with as many as twelve pieces of silverware, three plates, plus a charger...

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Caring For a Fragile Part of Biltmore History

Posted on 08/17/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(2)

If you have a set of fine china or crystal handed down in your family, you can imagine the care it takes to clean and preserve all the place settings and glasses in the Biltmore collection! There...

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Exploring George Vanderbilt’s Library

Posted on 08/05/2015 by Jean Sexton

Even in Biltmore House, where so many rooms are filled with amazing collections of beautiful things, George Vanderbilt’s Library still shines as a special place. The collection of books...

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