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Education, Preservation, Uncategorized

On May 7th I had the honor of giving the commencement address for the graduating class of the American College of the Building Arts, located in Charleston, South Carolina. Its…

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Education, Landscape

At Drayton Hall on Sunday, May 1, 2011, fourteen of us lucky nature-loving souls tried to keep up with renowned botanist and professor emeritus from the Citadel, Dr. Richard Porcher. …

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African American history, Uncategorized

There was an excellent article in the New York Times by Edward Rothstein, a noted Times museum critic, about how Charleston museums are interpreting slavery. “…Or go to Drayton Hall,…

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Event, Uncategorized

Drayton Hall’s Executive Director George McDaniel recounts the recent visit of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Board of Trustees. January 29th marked a wonderful day at Drayton Hall.  It…

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African American history, Uncategorized

 As we observe Black History Month, interpreter John Saunders offers his reflections on African-American history at Drayton Hall through the centuries.   “There is much to be learned from what…

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Development/Fundraising, Uncategorized

A big thanks to all of Drayton Hall’s Friends who helped to make our 2010 yearend appeal a record-breaking success.  We couldn’t have done it without you!!  In the past…

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