Interesting facts about Biltmore Estate

Biltmore Estate is a large private estate and tourist attraction near Asheville, North Carolina. Today, it measures 2,812 hectares (6,950 acres) or 28.12 square kilometers (10.86 square miles). In the 1880s Vanderbilt, who belonged to one of the wealthiest families in the country, began acquiring land in Asheville, eventually obtaining some 50,600 hectares  (125,000 acres). … Read more