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Restoring Our Fly-Fishing Boat

Posted on 05/05/2016 by Sharon Bell

Biltmore’s wooden boat has seen countless fly-fishing lessons and guide trips on the estate, as well as plenty of guests admiring its iconic beauty in the Bass Pond. After 10 years of solid...

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A desirable destination for romance

Posted on 05/02/2016 by Jean Sexton

Even before construction of Biltmore House was officially completed, George Vanderbilt’s world-class hospitality and the romantic atmosphere of the surrounding mountains made Biltmore a...

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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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Wedding gowns fit for a queen

Posted on 04/25/2016 by Judy Ross Comments(1)

From Queen Victoria to Princess Diana to the Duchess of Cambridge, royal wedding dresses have set fashion styles for nearly 200 years—everything from the color of the gown itself to flowers....

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