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Breaking News, Preservation, Research, Staff

Using 21st century technology to digitally restore 18th century buildings is the mission of Drayton Hall’s Curator of Historic Architectural Resources, Trish Smith. Trish is traveling to Quebec City, Canada this…

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Preservation

By Cameron Moon, Preservation Coordinator After a slight delay, the newly milled window sashes have been installed in the basement. This week, Richard Marks Restorations, Inc. gave them a final coat…

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Distinguished Speakers Series, Friends of Drayton Hall, Research

Drayton Hall is pleased to host Dr. Andrew J. O’Shaughnessy on October 16 as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. O’Shaughnessy is the Saunders Director of the Robert H. Smith International Center for…

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Education, Research, Staff, Teachers

By Rikki Davenport, Curator of Education On September 19th, I had the honor and pleasure of chairing and presenting a panel discussion at the 2014 American Association for State and…

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A Rich and Varied Culture, Distinguished Speakers Series

As part of the Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series, Ronald L. Hurst gave a presentation entitled A Rich and Varied Culture: the Material World of the Early South on September 18, 2014. Already seven months…

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Friends of Drayton Hall, Staff

By George McDaniel One of my pleasures in my first ten or fifteen years of working at Drayton Hall was the chance to work with Gene Heizer, our remarkable volunteer…

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