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Architecture, Preservation, Press

We know we’ve got something special on our hands, but it’s always nice when others recognize it too. Architectural Digest’s round-up of “The Most Iconic Building in Every State in…

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New Facilities, Press, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

We hosted the Post and Courier’s Robert Behre just prior to the grand opening of the Sally Reahard Visitor Center to share our new facilities expansion with their readers. The…

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African American history, Cameron Moon, Genealogy

by Cameron Moon, Assistant Curator of Historic Architectural Resources With the increasing popularity of genealogy websites like Ancestry.com, more people can track their ancestry back multiple generations without the help…

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Drayton Hall annual closed week
Breaking News, Preservation

For one week a year, Drayton Hall closes its doors so that we can undertake an attic-to-basement cleaning of the main house and take care of other preservation and maintenance…

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Archaeology, Architecture, Collections, Conservation, New Facilities

Small metal objects are usually the most difficult artifacts to identify in our archaeological collection. It often takes some super sleuthing and a lot of research to figure out the…

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Architecture, Trish Smith

by Trish Smith, Curator of Historic Architectural Resources The year is 1492, and the writing is on the wall for the Venetian Republic. For centuries, their strategic location at the…

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