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Archaeology, Education

If you would like to see some photogrpahs from the first Preservation Wednesday program, visit our Flickr site.  Many thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers who participated and helped…

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Archaeology

The past few months were busy ones for the archaeologists at Drayton Hall. In the previous blog post, our director described the arrival of the “mystery watercolor,” which prompted new…

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Breaking News, Collections, Fieldwork, Research

Watercolor Mystery Solved! (So Far.) I’ve been asked to recount the story of the historical detective work that led us to identify the owner of the mysterious watercolor of Drayton…

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Archaeology

The story continues! Here is a video taken one week after the previous video posting on the current archaeological investigations of the north flanker. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMBOMfA1S_0&hl=en&fs=1&]

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African American history, Breaking News, Uncategorized

This past week, the country lost one of its national treasures when Mr. Philip Simmons, the famed Charleston blacksmith, passed away.  Mr. Simmons’ work has been documented and appreciated for…

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Education, Event, Uncategorized

Posted by Phoebe Willis, Educator Most people want to break out of jail, but some members of the Drayton Hall Interpretation staff wanted to break into the jail –that is…

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