LARGEST -- Historic House in the United States
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!
N 35° 32.441 W 082° 33.170
17S E 359234 N 3934114
Quick Description: At 175,000 square feet, no other house in America even comes close to the massive Biltmore.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/16/2012 3:59:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMEWZF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 18

Long Description:
Biltmore House took 6 years and 1,000 men to build. With just over 4 acres of floor space it contains 250 rooms, 65 fireplaces, 43 bathrooms, 34 bedrooms, and 3 kitchens. The massive stone spiral staircase has 102 steps and in its center suspended by a single bolt is an iron chandelier containing 72 electric light bulbs. The Banquet Hall is 74 feet by 42 feet and the dinner table could seat as many as 64 guests. The meals served there were usually 8 courses and required 15 utensils per person to eat.

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Type of documentation of superlative status: Wikipedia

Location of coordinates: front door of house

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