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Distinguished Speakers Series, Event, Friends of Drayton Hall

By Tara White, Development Events Coordinator As the oppressive heat and humidity of summer abates and the almost forgotten promise of a crisp breeze moves through Charleston’s streets, it is…

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Landscape, Preservation, Staff

By George McDaniel When Hurricane Hugo struck, I’d accepted the job as site director, but was not due to start until November, so I was still in Atlanta where I…

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How has Drayton Hall changed since you arrived in 1989? My goal was to sustain Drayton Hall’s pursuit of excellence by building on the strong foundation of my predecessors, who…

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Breaking News

Thank you to Grant Stevens of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for including Drayton Hall on his list of recommended Instagram accounts to follow. In his blog post Attracting New Audiences…

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Archaeology, Collections

One of the most beloved artifacts in the Drayton Hall Archaeological Collection is this “GR” medallion from a stoneware jug. Most likely made in Westerwald, Germany, these jugs enjoyed great…

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Breaking News, Event

This has certainly been the summer for family reunion groups to visit Drayton Hall. Drayton Hall hosted the Brown family (pictured above) who participated in our “Day in the Life…

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