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Weddings to Return to Drayton Hall in 2020

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charleston plantation furniture drayton hall
Collections, Conservation, Sarah Stroud Clarke

One of a set of twelve side chairs from an original suite of furniture created for Drayton Hall, the chair frame is marked VII while the seat frame is marked…

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General

Drayton Hall is Charleston’s finest plantation. The plantations of Charleston which are open to the public are all located about ten miles outside the city area of Charleston, SC. Drayton…

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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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