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Olmsted’s Deliberate Approach

Posted on 02/06/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(2)

The three-mile Approach Road that meanders from Biltmore Village up to Biltmore House is not there by accident—it’s the result of a very intentional and complex design by Frederick Law...

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On the Archivist’s Desk: A Century’s Worth of Records

Posted on 01/09/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(2)

Biltmore archivist Jill Hawkins is responsible for cataloging, managing, and preserving Biltmore’s historic records. With over a century’s worth of manuscripts, books, photographs,...

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Gingerbread Architecture: Incredible AND Edible!

Posted on 12/09/2016 by Jean Sexton

Ever since The Inn on Biltmore Estate opened in 2001, its Christmas at Biltmore decorations have included a miniature version of the hotel made from gingerbread. This year, however, Pastry Chef...

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Highlighting the Hearths of America’s Largest Home

Posted on 12/01/2016 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

Each Christmas season, our floral department selects a theme for décor throughout Biltmore House. This year, the team has interpreted the theme of “Hearth and Home”—...

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Creating Christmas at Biltmore takes a village

Posted on 11/28/2016 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

During the holiday season, gingerbread is usually the most popular building material for houses and villages. Topped with gumdrop roofs and powdered sugar snow, such charming creations are too...

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