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George Vanderbilt's Special Christmas Gift

Posted on 12/07/2012 by Leslie Klingner

In the days around Christmas 1897, George Vanderbilt was travelling abroad preparing for a trip to India with his good friend, William B. Osgood Field. By late December, they had taken up...

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Our Annual Christmas Party

Posted on 11/21/2012 by Leslie Klingner

For more than 120 years, Biltmore has celebrated the holidays with a party for employees and their families. Today's annual gathering begins with a warm welcome from Bill Cecil Jr., great...

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Happy Birthday, George

Posted on 11/13/2012 by Leslie Klingner

It’s a special day at Biltmore: the 150th anniversary of George Vanderbilt’s birth! His parents, William Henry and Maria Louisa Vanderbilt, welcomed him into the world at their family...

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Shedding New Light on The Halloween Room

Posted on 10/30/2012 by Leslie Klingner Comments(2)

Witches, bats, and black cats don’t usually come to mind when you think of Biltmore, but deep in the basement of America’s largest home, there’s a cavernous room with brick walls...

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The Heart of Biltmore

Posted on 02/22/2012 by Leslie Klingner

Explore a suite of Biltmore’s grandest rooms and discover stories of what made Biltmore House a home. One of the rooms in the suite, the Louis XV Room, is perhaps the true heart of Biltmore....

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