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Colonoware Drayton Hall Collections Charleston SC
African American history, Archaeology

Pictured: 18th century colonoware bowl with crenulated rim emulating an English-made Staffordshire slipware bowl. Drayton Hall Archaeological Collection.  Artifact spotlight: Colonoware Only a small portion of the material culture in…

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Collections, Conservation, Preservation, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

This fall, Drayton Hall welcomed back two must-see Charleston museum gallery objects to the new Gates Gallery at Drayton Hall.  Widely considered the most important pieces of decorative arts furnishings…

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july 2019 events charleston ceramics talk
Collections

This month’s Drayton Hall Collections artifact highlight is in the current exhibit, An Agreeable Prospect in the new Gates Gallery. This large Chinese-export porcelain dish holds a central place among decorative items dating…

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Archaeology, Architecture, Collections, The Shop at Drayton Hall

The new Shop at Drayton Hall has become a favorite place to buy gifts for history buffs, historians, and hosts and hostesses. In our new Online Shop, you’ll find beautifully…

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Donors, Drayton Hall Reimagined, Friends of Drayton Hall, New Facilities, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

For our grand opening weekend, Drayton Hall Preservation Trust was honored to host our most esteemed supporters. Contributors to Drayton Hall Reimagined — the campaign to improve the visitor experience,…

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Architecture, Preservation, Press

We know we’ve got something special on our hands, but it’s always nice when others recognize it too. Architectural Digest’s round-up of “The Most Iconic Building in Every State in…

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