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Collections, Research, Visitor Services

This summer one of Charleston’s moments in the spotlight is actually due to its moment in the dark – a solar eclipse takes place August 21, and Charleston is the…

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Drayton Hall New Website
Press, Website

We’re pleased to finally show off some behind-the-scenes work to update our website and provide a beautiful, streamlined experience for virtual visitors. The adventure of building a website is not…

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Drayton Hall aerial view of new facilities
Carter C. Hudgins, Drayton Hall Reimagined, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

Since breaking ground on new facilities in February of this year, work to transform Drayton Hall has progressed at a steady pace. To date, efforts to reshape our roads and expand…

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Drayton Hall Sally Reahard Visitor Center Rendering
Breaking News, Development/Fundraising, Drayton Hall Reimagined, New Facilities, Press

In early July, an anonymous benefactor issued a special challenge to Drayton Hall’s loyal friends and donors – agreeing to match all new gifts and commitments of $25,000 in support…

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George Edwards Watercolors Exhibit
Collections, George Edwards Watercolors, Press, Sarah Stroud Clarke

Summer is the perfect time to relax and engage in a little bird watching. You won’t be able to catch a view of this now-extinct Carolina Parrot or Parakeet in…

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Steve Gates Headshot horiz
Board of Trustees, Press, Steve Gates

Drayton Hall Preservation Trust board chair Stephen F. Gates passed peacefully at his Wadmalaw Island home on July 7. He is survived by his devoted wife Laura, his siblings, nieces and…

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