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Cornelia Vanderbilt’s wedding - A sweet discovery

Posted on 04/29/2014 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(3)

Monday's post covered a multitude of details surrounding the wedding of Cornelia Vanderbilt and John Cecil on April 29, 1924. Today we dig even deeper into one particular detail that our...

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“Cupid’s Richest Captive”—George Vanderbilt’s engagement

Posted on 04/25/2014 by Judy Ross Comments(1)

The April 1898 announcement of George Vanderbilt’s engagement to Edith Stuyvesant Dresser was a leading topic in newspapers of the era. At age 36 and the only unmarried son of William Henry...

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Fresh For Spring

Posted on 04/24/2014 by Holly Clark

According to George Vanderbilt’s great-grandson Bill Cecil, spring is always a favorite season at his family’s estate. “I like seeing the grounds wake up from winter,”...

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Spring Inspires New Menu at the Inn

Posted on 04/22/2014 by Leeann Donnelly

No need to overthink things – the theme of the Inn Dining Room’s new spring menu is … spring. Winter’s heavy soups and stews have disappeared from the menu, making way for...

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The Knot Dream Wedding at Biltmore

Posted on 04/04/2014 by Stephanie Wood

Today, Biltmore welcomes The Knot Dream Wedding hosted by The Knot, a popular wedding magazine and online wedding resource. The couple selected this year has a compelling engagement story, as...

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