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Following in the footsteps of his ancestor, French Botanist André Michaux   Regis Pluchet, a great-great-great-nephew of André Michaux, visited Drayton Hall earlier this month while touring the same areas of…

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Distinguished Speakers Series, Friends of Drayton Hall, Research

As part of the Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series, Dr. Mary Beth Norton gave a presentation entitled Beyond Boston: The Fate of the Seven Tea Ships on March 20, 2014. The…

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African American history, Breaking News, Research

“This is a place where their ancestors walked. You’re not just in a museum looking at artifacts in a case.” Today’s Post & Courier highlights the ongoing work in oral…

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Held in conjunction with Historic Charleston Foundation’s Annual Festival of Houses and Gardens, the oyster roast and picnic features the unique culinary pleasures of the Carolina Lowcountry including local steamed…

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Distinguished Speakers Series, Friends of Drayton Hall

We are pleased to announce that Richard and Jill Almeida have graciously underwritten the third installment in the Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series. Richard is a member of the Drayton…

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Breaking News, Distinguished Speakers Series, Event

Yes, we historians have our own version of March Madness. The Junto is hosting a bracket poll on the best early American history book since 2000. It started off with 64 and now…

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