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A good life for wildlife

Posted on 10/08/2015 by Jean Sexton

Biltmore welcomes more than a million guests each year—and those are just the ones who come through the gates! In addition to our visitors and passholders, our 8,000-acre backyard is also...

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A legacy of loving care

Posted on 09/16/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

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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Local Teen Inspires Pisgah Monument Restoration

Posted on 08/25/2015 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(2)

Photo (left to right): Jack Leary, Rory Mullen, Owen Koppe, Moultrie Dangerfield, Levi Smith An enterprising young man recently pioneered a project to preserve a piece of history that wasn’...

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Caring For a Fragile Part of Biltmore History

Posted on 08/17/2015 by Jean Sexton Comments(2)

If you have a set of fine china or crystal handed down in your family, you can imagine the care it takes to clean and preserve all the place settings and glasses in the Biltmore collection! There...

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Exploring George Vanderbilt’s Library

Posted on 08/05/2015 by Jean Sexton

Even in Biltmore House, where so many rooms are filled with amazing collections of beautiful things, George Vanderbilt’s Library still shines as a special place. The collection of books...

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