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Carrying on a wedding tradition: the Lee Family Veil

Posted on 01/04/2016 by Judy Ross Comments(6)

What is the connection between Biltmore and Jacqueline "Jackie" Kennedy Onassis? Besides the obvious—two famous American families represented by the Vanderbilts and the Kennedys—there...

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Preparing for a new exhibition

Posted on 12/02/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(7)

The Biltmore Legacy will be closed January 4 - February 11, 2016 to prepare for a new exhibition in conjunction with our Fashionable Romance: Wedding Gowns in Film exhibition that will be...

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A legacy of loving care

Posted on 09/16/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(3)

When George Vanderbilt moved into Biltmore House in October 1895, he wasn’t alone—a stately pair of lions were already there, flanking the entrance to his new home. While the lions...

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Biltmore’s Conservation Team: Current Projects

Posted on 08/25/2015 by Joanne O'Sullivan Comments(2)

Biltmore’s conservation staff undertakes conservation and preservation activities including examination, technical analysis, documentation (written and photographic), conservation and...

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Biltmore’s Archival Team: Current Projects

Posted on 08/21/2015 by Joanne O'Sullivan

Biltmore’s archival team works to catalog, manage and preserve Biltmore Estate’s historical records, including drawings, photographs, books, manuscripts and oral histories. Check out...

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