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How a first-timer helps deck Biltmore’s halls

Posted on 11/11/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

For the past decade, Tracy Ross has enjoyed Christmas at Biltmore from the sidelines, first as a host in Biltmore House and then as a member of the Reception & Ticketing Sales Center team....

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Local Teen Inspires Pisgah Monument Restoration

Posted on 08/25/2015 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(2)

Photo (left to right): Jack Leary, Rory Mullen, Owen Koppe, Moultrie Dangerfield, Levi Smith An enterprising young man recently pioneered a project to preserve a piece of history that wasn’...

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Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film

Posted on 08/18/2015 by Leeann Donnelly

This wedding dress worn by Emma Thompson in “Sense and Sensibility” will appear in “Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film,” an exhibition of film costumes at Biltmore...

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Progress Report: Ridge Cap Project

Posted on 05/14/2015 by Sharon Bell Comments(2)

Just like your house, Biltmore House sometimes has a leak or two in the roof. A crew with Huber & Associates recently spent a few days taking down the leaking copper North Tower Ridge Cap (...

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First in Forestry: Carl Schenck and the Biltmore Forest School

Posted on 09/05/2014 by Sharon Bell

A little bit of the past caught up with Biltmore last week when actors portraying George Vanderbilt, Frederick Law Olmsted, Gifford Pinchot and Carl Schenck were on property to film scenes for a...

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