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Play Ball!

Posted on 04/03/2014 by Judy Ross

Among the first signs of spring in 1924 was the opening of the new McCormick Field for the Asheville Skylanders (now the Asheville Tourists) baseball club. At Biltmore, the spring of 1924 was also...

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Celebrating 100 years of Pisgah Forest

Posted on 03/04/2014 by Judy Ross

This May marks a significant milestone for both Biltmore and Pisgah National Forest: the 100th anniversary of Edith Vanderbilt selling part of the estate to the U.S. government to create the first...

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Pillowed In Comfort

Posted on 02/27/2014 by Holly Clark

George and Edith Vanderbilt welcomed all their guests with warmth and hospitality, ensuring that no detail was overlooked. From the moment friends and family arrived at Biltmore, everything was...

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A Birthday for Edith Vanderbilt

Posted on 01/17/2014 by Leslie Klinger Comments(4)

In honor of the 141st anniversary of Edith Vanderbilt’s birthday, we have been reflecting back on the festive days surrounding her arrival at Biltmore in 1898. Since George Vanderbilt had...

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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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