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Lights, Camera, Biltmore!

Posted on 06/22/2017 by Jean Sexton

Although Biltmore was created to provide a restful retreat from the outside world, sometimes the bright lights and stars of Hollywood come calling! Since the golden age of filmmaking, Biltmore...

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Preserving Biltmore’s Pools of Delight

Posted on 06/12/2017 by Jean Sexton

The Italian Garden next to Biltmore House was created to offer a tranquil spot for enjoying magnificent reflections of America’s largest home. The design, which includes three large pools...

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Controlled Approach: Preserving the Road to Biltmore

Posted on 06/09/2017 by Jean Sexton

For Western North Carolina native Jason Mull, his daily work at Biltmore can sometimes seem very invasive—but that’s only because he heads up a crew of six gardeners who are primarily...

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Music strikes a chord at Biltmore

Posted on 05/17/2017 by Jean Sexton

On June 13, 1902 a very elegant newcomer arrived at Biltmore House by train from New York. You could say this special addition to the Vanderbilt household was truly made for Biltmore--and you'...

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Like Father, Like Son

Posted on 05/16/2017 by Jean Sexton

William Henry Vanderbilt, born in 1821, was one of three sons and eight daughters of Cornelius “Commodore” Vanderbilt. Although he was destined to follow the Commodore into the...

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