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Breaking News, Education, Staff

Dr. Ford W. Bell, president of the American Alliance of Museums, visited Drayton Hall and spoke with our site advisory council about the future of museums. The AAM provides advocacy…

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Preservation

In the coming weeks the basement window openings, or apertures, will receive newly milled and glazed window sashes. Such a change may raise the question, “I thought Drayton Hall is supposed…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Research

Last week, Drayton Hall archaeologist and curator of collections Sarah Stroud Clarke participated in the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (DAACS) Research Consortium at Monticello. Participants from 11 partner institutions came together…

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Preservation

This image shows a shoring post in the basement below the portico. There are ten of these posts in the basement, two below each of five concrete beams that currently…

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Breaking News

“The tour guides gave fantastic information about the place and were very friendly.” “Great historical site in Charleston!” “Great preservation efforts!” “True History!”   We’re celebrating! Drayton Hall was recently…

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Breaking News, Education, Teachers

Memorial Day through Labor Day, Drayton Hall is offering free admission to teachers and active-duty military. Active-duty military now receive up to three free admissions per official I.D. as part of the…

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