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“Cupid’s Richest Captive”—George Vanderbilt’s engagement

Posted on 04/10/2014 by Judy Ross

The April 1898 announcement of George Vanderbilt’s engagement to Edith Stuyvesant Dresser was a leading topic in newspapers of the era. At age 36 and the only unmarried son of William Henry...

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Bringing Spring Ahead Of Schedule

Posted on 04/07/2014 by Jean Sexton

Sometimes in the midst of winter—with a little help from our Conservatory—spring arrives a bit ahead of schedule. “Gardeners have been forcing blooms for centuries,” said...

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The Knot Dream Wedding at Biltmore

Posted on 04/04/2014 by Stephanie Wood

Today, Biltmore welcomes The Knot Dream Wedding hosted by The Knot, a popular wedding magazine and online wedding resource. The couple selected this year has a compelling engagement story, as...

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Play Ball!

Posted on 04/03/2014 by Judy Ross

Among the first signs of spring in 1924 was the opening of the new McCormick Field for the Asheville Skylanders (now the Asheville Tourists) baseball club. At Biltmore, the spring of 1924 was also...

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Spring Babies Wake Up the Biltmore Farmyard!

Posted on 03/25/2014 by Leeann Donnelly

More babies are due to join the Biltmore family as the Farmyard’s other Boer goat will deliver her kids in early April, and Iris, our Alpine dairy goat, will birth her kid in late April or...

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