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Labor of Love: Cathy Barnhardt Looks Back on 40 Years of Christmas at Biltmore

Posted on 10/26/2017 by Jean Sexton Comments(3)

Now in its fourth decade, Christmas at Biltmore has become a beloved annual tradition for both staff and guests of Biltmore. It is a holiday experience like no other, with more than 50 hand-...

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Christmas at Biltmore by the Numbers

Posted on 10/26/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(1)

This year, our Floral staff has gathered inspiration from stories about George and Edith Vanderbilt welcoming friends and family to interpret this year’s theme of “A Vanderbilt Christmas....

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Fall Highlights of Arboriculture at Biltmore

Posted on 09/24/2017 by Amy Dangelico

When George Vanderbilt purchased the acreage that would become Biltmore, much of the land was overworked and vacant of trees due to activity from the previous settlers. Biltmore’s landscape...

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8 Must-See Spots for Fall Color at Biltmore

Posted on 09/14/2017 by Amy Dangelico

The gardens and grounds of Biltmore during fall are nothing short of dramatically beautiful. An autumnal palette begins just inside the Lodge Gate and continues around every turn. But where...

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Viva Voce: Biltmore’s Oral History Program

Posted on 09/12/2017 by Amy Dangelico Comments(2)

Have you ever wondered how exactly our Museum Services department knows so much about life on the estate during the Vanderbilts' era? “Many of the documents in our archives are...

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