Thomas Harbison: Biltmore Botanist and Sprinter

Thomas Grant Harbison - Portrait Colorized

“The athletic sports for the employees of the Biltmore estate yesterday afternoon were greatly enjoyed, though the contestants were under a disadvantage owing to the hot weather.” July 4, 1900 On this day, a staff party was held at the Biltmore Estate. The summer staff parties at Biltmore often included the horticulturists and landscape department,…

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