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The Gift of the Pisgah National Forest

On October 17, 1916, the Pisgah National Forest was the first national forest established under the Weeks Act of 1911. Written by FHS historian Jamie Lewis, this post was originally published in the online version of the  853 more words

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Biltmore Estate

My family and I often travel to North Carolina as we still have family who resides there. We were once residents of NC ourselves for over 15 years. 1,081 more words

Autumn Wind is Calling

How beautiful you are from the rains dear September and soon your beauty will fall into glorious colors of Autumn and we will capture you again!   211 more words


Book review: Serafina and the Black Cloak, by Robert Beatty

Beatty, Robert.  Serafina and the Black Cloak. (Serafina series, #1) Disney-Hyperion, 2015. $5.99. ISBN 978-1-4847-0901-6. 293 pages. Ages 8-12. P9Q7

Serafina is an unusual girl who lives top-secretly and inconspicuously in the basement of the grand Biltmore Estate. 133 more words

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2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials

The 2016 Biltmore International Rose Trials got underway on Saturday in the walled rose garden at the magnificent Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina.

Judges from around the country converged on the garden for one final review of the entries before the winners are announced. 247 more words


Biltmore Estate Grounds, Gardens, Conservatory And Winery!

Moving on from the house we took a short trek across beside the lawn to the hill across from the estate. This is a great place for photos of the whole house! 774 more words