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Biltmore Gardens Railway: A Structural Comparison

Posted on 07/07/2019 by Amy Dangelico

This summer, the Conservatory is transformed into a wonderland of creativity. Discover Biltmore Gardens Railway, featuring miniature estate landmark replicas made of all-natural materials gathered...

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Biltmore Dairy: An Udderly Fascinating History

Posted on 05/14/2019 by Amy Dangelico

Imagine having a Vanderbilt for your milkman—flavoring your coffee with cream from the dairy of a multi-millionaire. It is enough to make one smack his lips and imagine the product is richer...

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Biltmore Gardens Railway: A Fun-For-All-Ages Experience

Posted on 05/10/2019 by Amy Dangelico

This summer, Biltmore Gardens Railway brings large-scale model railroads and handmade buildings connected with Biltmore and its founder George Vanderbilt to two locations on the estate—the...

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Discover George Vanderbilt’s Railroad Ties

Posted on 04/26/2019 by Jean Sexton Comments(3)

Throughout history, no family has been more closely associated with the rise of the American railroad industry than the Vanderbilts. Theirs is a remarkable legacy, and one that would ultimately...

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Recreating a Masterpiece: Edith’s Boucheron Brooch

Posted on 04/01/2019 by Amy Dangelico Comments(2)

To create A Vanderbilt House Party, our Museum Services team worked with designer John Bright and his team at Cosprop, London, to recreate clothing worn by the Vanderbilts, including George and...

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