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Asheville and Surrounding Areas

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10 Articles Featuring Asheville North Carolina - AskAVL

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Cornelia Vanderbilt Cecil and John Amherst Cecil

chess set which once belonged to Napoleon - BILTMORE

Bill Cecil, great-grandson of George Vanderbilt and CEO of our family-owned company.

Consuelo Vanderbilt's first cousin Cornelia Stuyvesant Vanderbilt and aunt Edith Stuyvesant Dresser Vanderbilt (Mrs. Geo. W. Vanderbilt II), at Cornelia's 30 Apr 1924 wedding to British Diplomat John Cecil (All Souls Church, Biltmore Village, Asheville, NC).

This is the 102-step Grand Staircase which stretches to the fourth floor. A large, wrought-iron chandelier runs through the center, illuminated by 72 electric bulbs, and suspended from a single point.

Biltmore House. The Grand Staircase is twined with evergreens, filling the 250 rooms with the scent of Christmas. This is just one level ... it continues for four stories. Explore George Vanderbilt’s extraordinary home, beautiful gardens and Antler Hill Village & Winery, nestled on 8,000 acres in the mountains of Asheville, NC.

Our Story - Our History - Vanderbilt Family. The Honorable Mrs. John A. Cecil (née Cornelia Vanderbilt) by Nikol Schattenstein, ca. 1920-30

Wedge Brewery. The greatest place to kick back with friends for a drink and wonderful local art