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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(3)

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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Happy Birthday, Dear Edith

Posted on 01/17/2013 by Leslie Klinger Comments(1)

Today, January 17, is the 140th anniversary of Edith Vanderbilt’s birthday. In celebration of her life and legacy, we thought it would be fun to share some little-known stories about her....

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Nonsense and a Very Good Time

Posted on 01/08/2013 by Leslie Klinger

With a new year just beginning, I thought it might be fun to share a recent discovery related to a past New Year celebrated at Biltmore. To mark the turning of 1901 into 1902, which Chief Curator...

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