In 1898, George Vanderbilt II brought his new bride Edith Dresser to Biltmore, his 175,000 sq. ft. estate. In her book, [The Last Castle], Denise Kiernan recounts their lives there and Edith's role as the mistress of the largest home in the U.S.

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    The Last Castle

    In 1898, George Vanderbilt II brought his new bride, Edith Dresser, to Biltmore, his 175,000 square foot estate. In her book, The Last Castle, Denise Kiernan recounts their lives there and Edith’s role as the mistress of the largest home in the U.S. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Asheville, North Carolina, from March 17-23 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local…