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Restoring Our Roots, One American Chestnut Tree at a Time

Posted on 04/11/2018 by Jean Sexton

When George Vanderbilt first visited Asheville, North Carolina, in 1888 and began envisioning his private estate, the wooded slopes of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains included vast numbers of...

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Instagram Takeover: Our Curator of Interpretation & “Glamour on Board”

Posted on 04/10/2018 by Amy Dangelico

In honor of our latest costume exhibition—Glamour on Board: Fashion from Titanic the Movie—we invited Leslie Klingner, Biltmore’s Curator of Interpretation, to take over our...

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Taste the Essence of Spring with Biltmore’s Most Aromatic Wines

Posted on 03/29/2018 by Jean Sexton

Spring is a magical time to breathe deeply and experience the essence of the season, especially during our annual Biltmore Blooms celebration. Savoring the moment For Biltmore Wines, it’s a...

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From the Ground Up: Preparing for Chihuly at Biltmore

Posted on 03/20/2018 by Jean Sexton Comments(1)

While still in high school, Clare Cottrell discovered two important things that would help shape her future: 1) it was possible to have a career in Public Horticulture, and 2) the location of her...

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A Room by Any Other Name: Uncovering the History of the Library Den

Posted on 03/18/2018 by Amy Dangelico Comments(4)

Lauren Henry joined Biltmore as the Archives and Curatorial Assistant in October 2016, and by September of the next year, she was promoted to Associate Curator. During that time, Lauren was tasked...

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