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Distinguished Speakers Series, Eric Becker, Landscape

Mark Laird, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture and historic landscape consultant, will present:  Allées and Theatrical Arrangements in English Gardens, 1740-1840: Painshill,…

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Plantation gardens of Chalreston LEnhardt Garden at Drayton Hall
Eric Becker, Landscape, Lenhardt Garden at Drayton Hall, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

Nearly one year ago the Sally Reahard Visitors Center opened at Drayton Hall along with the Lenhardt Garden which, on its first anniversary, presents a good time to reflect on…

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Landscape, Lenhardt Garden at Drayton Hall, New Facilities

Now is the time to visit Drayton Hall and see Charleston’s newest historic garden, the Lenhardt Garden in the new Sally Reahard Visitor Center. Combined with the only remaining unrestored…

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Architecture, Breaking News, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

Last week, Drayton Hall received the Preservation Society of Charleston’s Caropolis Award for new builds in the year 2018.  The Caropolis Awards, are a tremendous gesture by the society to…

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  In honor of Valentine’s Day, a reminder that there are many wonderful love stories which occurred at Drayton Hall in seven generations. This year we choose to share a…

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Revolutionary War period at Drayton Halll
African American history, Breaking News, Education

Corey Heyward, Wexler Curatorial Fellow at Drayton Hall, updated us recently on findings in her ongoing research into the Revolutionary War period at Drayton Hall. John Drayton, who constructed Drayton…

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