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    The Vanderbilt Museum, which sits on the family’s 43-acre estate named the Eagle’s Nest, houses William K. Vanderbilt II’s marine, natural history and ethnographic collections.

    Natural History Museum London

    Crimea. Looks like something from The Little Mermaid!

    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN | The private research university is so named to recognize Consuelo Vanderbilt's Great Grandfather Cornelius "The Commodore" Vanderbilt. The family's patriarch, who made his wealth in shipping and rail, provided Vanderbilt its initial one million dollar endowment despite having never been to the South.

    Vanderbilt Family

    Consuelo Vanderbilt's Uncle Cornelius Vanderbilt II. When he died in 1899 her father William K. Vanderbilt became leader of the family.

    Our Story - Our History - Vanderbilt Family. George Washington Vanderbilt by John Singer Sargent, 1895

    The Last Will and Testament of the Late William H. Vanderbilt with Portrait, published (1886) by Taggart & Miller, 1580 Broadway, New York. He was Consuelo Vanderbilt's grandfather. His will established sons Cornelius II and William K. as patriarchs of the family.

    Thames on Cliveden Estate

    Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt (1880-1925) Son of Cornelius II and Alice Vanderbilt, father of Gloria Vanderbilt, and grandfather of CNN anchor, Anderson Cooper. Reggie was the black sheep of the family - a lazy, spoiled, alcoholic gambler he died at the age of 45 from liver failure. His brothers were William Henry Vanderbilt who died of typhoid fever while at Yale.

    Ireland - Glendalough (St. Kevin's Church II)

    Grace Graham Wilson Vanderbilt, aunt of May Goelet and the last Vanderbilt to serve as the hold the family position of Head of Society. She eloped with Cornelius Vanderbilt III, resulting in a long estrangement between father and son. Grace and Niely didn’t care and remained married (and presumably in love) for the rest of their lives.

    Paris & La Défense II, Notre-Dame, Grand Palais, La Défense, Paris, France

    The double mansions of William H. Vanderbilt and family between 51st and 52nd Streets on the west side of Fifth Avenue, completed in 1881. On the next block is the limestone mansion of William K. and Alva Vanderbilt. The brownstones beyond were soon replaced with three more Vanderbilt houses. (New York Social Diary)

    Savannah, #Georgia has been named one of the "10 best romantic winter getaways" by USA TODAY!

    Cornelius Vanderbilt II (November 27, 1843 – September 12, 1899) was an American socialite, heir, businessman, and a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family. He was the favorite grandson of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, who left him $5 million, and the eldest son of William Henry "Billy" Vanderbilt (who left him close to $70 million) and Maria Louisa Kissam. In his turn he succeeded them as head of the New York Central and related railroad lines in 1885

    George Washington Vanderbilt II (November 14, 1862 – March 6, 1914) was a member of the prominent United States Vanderbilt family, which had amassed a huge fortune through steamboats, railroads, and various business enterprises. He built and owned Biltmore, the largest home in the United States.

    Dr Seuss House. Image by -bossco: So named by local residents, the house which has about 12 stories is located in Willow, Alaska. #Architecture #Dr_Seuss_House #Alaska

    Wisteria at the Biltmore Estate gardens - North Carolina