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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, 2017. He is survived by his devoted wife Laura, his siblings, nieces…

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Drayton Hall SC Historic Preservation Stewardship Award
Breaking News, Preservation, Press, Trish Smith

On Friday, June 16, 2017, Drayton Hall was honored to receive the South Carolina Historic Preservation Stewardship Award for the momentous Portico Rehabilitation Project, which was completed last spring. Our…

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Collections, Conservation, Research, Sarah Stroud Clarke

by Sarah Stroud Clarke, Archaeologist & Curator of Collections The Drayton Hall collections span centuries and generations of Drayton family members. This month we are highlighting an object that is…

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African American history, Archaeology, Collections, Geneaology, New Facilities, Preservation, Research

by Cameron Moon, Preservation Coordinator, the Drayton Hall Preservation Trust As work begins on the new visitor center, preparations to repurpose the historic caretaker’s house into an interpretive exhibit are…

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Architecture, Collections, Conservation, Event, New Facilities, Preservation

  Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program Presents The First in the Spring 2017 Wells Fargo Distinguished Lecture Series Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 – College of Charleston — Addlestone 227…

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