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Looking Back at the Flood of 1916

Posted on 06/28/2016 by Judy Ross

While many of the moments we celebrate in estate history are joyous, some of the most critical dates are solemn occasions that served as a turning point for Biltmore. One such event was the...

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A Great Camp in the Great Outdoors

Posted on 05/12/2016 by Judy Ross Comments(2)

In the late 1800s, it was fashionable for families like the Vanderbilts to have a getaway “great camp” or lodge in the Adirondacks so that they could enjoy outdoor activities such as...

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Celebrate Biltmore’s Historic Trees

Posted on 05/06/2016 by Judy Ross Comments(5)

On a beautiful summer day, it's a great time to walk through Biltmore’s forests to honor the estate’s timeless commitment to the legacy of the land. And if you can’t be there...

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Springtime Project: Tussie Mussie

Posted on 04/26/2016 by Cathy Barnhardt

Learn how to create your own tussie mussie, inspired by fashions and the language of flowers during Queen Victoria’s reign (1837-1901). During this era, flowers were considered a more modest...

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A summer retreat for sheep

Posted on 04/26/2016 by Jean Sexton

After George Vanderbilt officially opened Biltmore House to his friends and family on Christmas Eve 1895, you might imagine that the building projects he envisioned for his grand estate were...

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