Humanities Event

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Sunday, October 15, 2017 5:00 PM6:00 PM
From Denise Kiernan, the author of the New York Times bestseller "The Girls of Atomic City," comes the fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore, the largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States. The story of Biltmore spans World Wars, the Jazz Age, the Depression, and generations of the famous Vanderbilt family, and features a captivating cast of real-life characters including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thomas Wolfe, Teddy Roosevelt, John Singer Sargent, James Whistler, Henry James, and Edith Wharton. "The Last Castle" is a unique American story of how the largest house in America flourished, faltered, and ultimately endured to this day.