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Asheville in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Biltmore House

 
 
Biltmore House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
1. Biltmore House Marker
Inscription. Designed for George W. Vanderbilt by Richard M. Hunt. Constructed, 1890-1895. Opened to public, 1930. Three miles west.
 
Erected 2003 by North Carolina Office Of Archives and History. (Marker Number P 68.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 35° 34.034′ N, 82° 32.7′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is at the intersection of McDowell St. (U.S. 25) and Biltmore Estate Drive on McDowell St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flood of 1916 ( about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The County of Buncombe ( about 700 feet away); Rutherford Trace ( approx. mile away); Newton Academy ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Smith-McDowell House ( approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Genevieve ~ Of ~ The ~ Pines ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Asheville Normal School ( approx. 0.8 miles away); Stoneman's Raid ( approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biltmore Estate Website - photo of house. (Submitted on October 20, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Wikipedia enrty for the Biltmore Estate
Biltmore House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
2. Biltmore House Marker
. National Historic Landmark (Submitted on April 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesLandmarksNotable BuildingsNotable Places
 
Biltmore House Marker - image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 18, 2010
3. Biltmore House Marker -
- Visible to the right at the end of the McDowell St. Viaduct, U.S. Rte. 25 from Asheville.
Biltmore House Information Building - viewed from near marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 18, 2010
4. Biltmore House Information Building - viewed from near marker
Biltmore House image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Wikipedia
5. Biltmore House
Biltmore House image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 1996
6. Biltmore House
Biltmore House image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 1996
7. Biltmore House
Welcome center to the Biltmore House image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 17, 2008
8. Welcome center to the Biltmore House
McDowell Street Viaduct construction plaques near marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 18, 2010
9. McDowell Street Viaduct construction plaques near marker
Constructed Jointly by
Buncombe County
and
City of Asheville
Designed and Supervised by
N.C. State Highway Commission
1928
Gatehouse off U.S. Rte 25 - near marker at entrance to the Biltmore Estate image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 18, 2010
10. Gatehouse off U.S. Rte 25 - near marker at entrance to the Biltmore Estate
Biltmore House Marker at McDowell St. (U.S. 25) and Biltmore Estate Drive image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 22, 2010
11. Biltmore House Marker at McDowell St. (U.S. 25) and Biltmore Estate Drive
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,749 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   5. submitted on November 13, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   6, 7. submitted on November 14, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   8. submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   9, 10. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   11. submitted on June 4, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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