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Cedric: Biltmore’s Top Dog

Posted on 02/16/2015 by Joanne O'Sullivan Comments(1)

Like the fictional Lord Grantham on the PBS Masterpiece series Downton Abbey®, George Vanderbilt often had a beloved canine companion at his side. The first was Cedric, a St. Bernard who took...

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Craftsmen add their expertise to Dressing Downton exhibition

Posted on 02/12/2015 by Judy Ross

As you marvel at the costumes in the Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times™ exhibition, take a moment to look at details of the displays in Biltmore House. What? You haven...

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7 Tips for Making Fresh Cut Flowers Last

Posted on 02/03/2015 by Cathy Barnhardt

Cathy Barnhardt, Floral Displays Manager, has spent 35 years at Biltmore and is nationally known for her work. She began her career in the estate’s greenhouse, but now handles everything "...

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Romantic Date Itinerary at Biltmore

Posted on 01/22/2015 by Leeann Donnelly

The quiet of wintertime and upcoming Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to plan a romantic winter getaway to Biltmore. With daytime tickets at their lowest price during winter, various...

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The Lady in Red

Posted on 01/13/2015 by Joanne O'Sullivan Comments(2)

Rosita, by Spanish painter Ignacio Zuloaga (1870–1945), is one of the most eye-catching works in George Vanderbilt’s collection and represents his interest in Spanish art, which gained...

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