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Hummingbirds and Butterflies Abound at Biltmore

Posted on 07/14/2017 by Leeann Donnelly

Summertime is when some of our tiniest, most delicate guests come for an estate visit. Drawn to the large colorful patches of zinnias and bee balm, hummingbirds and butterflies flutter and dart...

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A Second Chance for A Young Owl

Posted on 07/06/2017 by Leeann Donnelly

On a late summer afternoon, Chase Pickering stood on a hill behind Biltmore House, surveying the area to ensure the conditions were just right for welcoming a young Great Horned Owl back into its...

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So Many Options for Summer Fun - Just Like in the Vanderbilts’ Day

Posted on 06/06/2017 by Leeann Donnelly

Cornelia Vanderbilt, the young woman on the left in the photo above, is the picture of relaxed elegance, enjoying the company of her friends on the steps next to Biltmore House. This is what her...

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“Polar Express Sunbelt” sweeps the 2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials

Posted on 10/12/2016 by Leeann Donnelly Comments(2)

A jury of rose experts from around the world has selected the winning roses in the 2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials, held recently in Biltmore’s historic Rose Garden. Polar Express...

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Preservation Efforts at Biltmore Go to Great Heights

Posted on 09/15/2016 by Leeann Donnelly

Guests visiting Biltmore in September are getting a view of some of our most height-challenged behind-the-scenes work in Biltmore House. Housekeeping staff members Connie Dey and Shelley Tate are...

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