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A Monument to Art Preservation

Posted on 02/07/2014 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(5)

The new movie “The Monuments Men” starring George Clooney, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, and Matt Damon, is based on a book of the same name by Robert Edsel. In his research and writing,...

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Behind the Scenes: Big Reveal Set For Fall

Posted on 08/09/2013 by Leeann Donnelly

Two rooms inside the 250-room Biltmore House – the Second Floor Living Hall and the Salon – will re-open this fall after the estate’s Museum Services team restores them to their...

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A Father’s Love

Posted on 06/13/2013

Father’s Day is a time to celebrate the unique bond between fathers and children, and here at Biltmore we’re revisiting some of our favorite moments that George Vanderbilt and his...

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Orchids take the stage at Biltmore later this month

Posted on 03/11/2013 by Bill Alexander

At the end of the 19th century when George W. Vanderbilt was creating Biltmore, conservatories andplant collections were at their peak of popularity in both botanical gardens and among wealthy...

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George Vanderbilt: Book Lover

Posted on 02/27/2013 Comments(2)

Currently on display, now through May, in the exhibit case in the lobby of the Inn on Biltmore Estate is a collection of books from George Vanderbilt’s time and a look at his reading habits....

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