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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 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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George Vanderbilt and his automobiles

Posted on 12/18/2014 by Judy Ross

Because Biltmore House had superb stables, we often think the Vanderbilts relied on horses and carriages for transportation throughout their lives. Certainly, when George Vanderbilt was born in...

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A very special birthday gift

Posted on 10/17/2014

Turning 21 is a milestone today--and it certainly was a significant birthday for George Vanderbilt thanks to a remarkable gift he received in November 1883 when he reached that age: a chess set...

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