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Head Over Heels for Hats and Headpieces

Posted on 03/19/2019 by Jean Sexton

For Edith Vanderbilt and her peers, the fashion demands of the Gilded Age included regular visits to their favorite milliners for stylish hats and headpieces to match every outfit and activity from...

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Sip the essence of spring in a glass

Posted on 03/14/2019

Each spring, Biltmore winemaker Sharon Fenchak handcrafts something special that captures the essence of the season. Seasonal spring release For 2019, Sharon has created a fragrant white wine that...

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The Construction of Biltmore House, Part 2

Posted on 03/12/2019 by Judy Ross

We continue a look into Biltmore’s photo archives to see more of the construction of Biltmore House. See part 1 here. Above is a view of the East Elevation from the Vista, 1893 East Faç...

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The Construction of Biltmore House

Posted on 03/12/2019 by Judy Ross

Seeing the majestic appearance of Biltmore House today, you almost believe it was always part of the landscape. In reality, it was a monumental construction project as these photos from the...

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Remembering the 1898 April Engagement of George Vanderbilt and Edith Dresser

Posted on 03/05/2019 by Judy Ross

In celebration of the April 1898 engagement of George Vanderbilt and Edith Stuyvesant Dresser, we ask an important question: what would you wear for a portrait commemorating your engagement to...

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