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Education, Uncategorized

Today, camper-historians practiced their own house tour.  Ms. Liz taught the group about conservation.  Reuse, Reduce, RECYCLE!  Using recycled materials campers created keepsake boxes.  Conservation, afterall, is an important part of…

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Archaeology, Education, Uncategorized

Today, Colonial Carolina camper-historians learned about archaeology.  Our very own Archaeologist, Sarah Stroud, displayed actual artifacts from on-site excavations.  Ranging from different ceramics to dolls and lead shot, these artifacts demonstrate…

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  Day 2: Started with a much-anticipated Discovery House Tour, followed by colonial games and crafts. Camper-historians imagined what life was like for children on a colonial plantation as they…

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Education, Uncategorized

Welcome to Colonial Carolina Summer Camp!  The Drayton Hall team is so excited to welcome this week’s camper-historians!   Day 1:  Fun, education, and exploration.   Based upon historical research and archaeology…

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Collections, Education, Internships

Posted by Courtney DeVoe, Preservation Department Intern I have been interning with the Preservation Department at Drayton Hall for the past month. Each day I get to work on a…

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 Celebrate July 4th the Drayton Way!  Guess what?  You already are! Thanks in large part to the efforts of William Henry Drayton, born here in 1742, the United States celebrates their…

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