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The most important Charleston plantation tour and visit in Charleston is Drayton Hall

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drayton hall plantation research on enslaved pottery charleston sc
African American history, Archaeology, Art, Breaking News, Research

In a collaborative effort between Southeastern archaeologists, Drayton Hall (Charleston, SC) Wexler Curatorial Fellow Corey Heyward is identifying ways to recognize West African potting traditions on locally made, low-fired ceramics…

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Donnelly foundation supprt Drayton HAll
African American history, Archaeology

  We are very pleased and thankful today to announce that the Wexler Curatorial Fellowship in Archaeology at Drayton Hall has been joined in support by the Gaylord and Dorothy…

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did you know facts about drayton hall charleston sc
Archaeology, Architecture, Landscape, New Facilities, Preservation

Test your Drayton Hall knowledge with this quick “Did You Know” on Drayton Hall created by our curators. How many did you already know? Drayton Hall was owned by seven…

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Roofline of Drayton Hall Charleston SC
General

The roof of Drayton Hall: One of the most iconic and recognizable roofs in all of the United States has been a thing of great struggle. Because of centuries of…

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Drayton Hall must see plantation visit tour Charleston SC
General

Drayton Hall is pleased to announce its selection as Conde Nast Traveler’s  Best Thing to do in South Carolina. As the only remaining plantation house in Charleston open to the…

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2019 museum exhibit events charleston sc
Art, Breaking News, Collections, Donors

The museum and exhibits at Drayton Hall have welcomed the summer with new and exciting pieces to see in the Stephen F. and Laura D. Gates Gallery. We are now…

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