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Breaking News, Education, Landscape, Uncategorized

On Thursday, March 26, The Voices of Drayton Hall: An Interactive Landscape Tour on DVD received the South Carolina Historic Preservation Award for Heritage Tourism, given by The Palmetto Trust for…

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African American history, Archaeology, Press, Research

Some of the projects we have been working on received attention from the local media this week.  Click on the links below to see the stories featured on our local…

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Archaeology

Posted by Chris Surber, Educator   It’s safe to say that I am not the most experienced person when it comes to archaeology.  The only experience I had ever had…

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Education, Research, Staff

First posted by Craig Tuminaro, former Director of Museum Interpretation, on February 20, 2009 A recent comment from a blog reader inspired me to compose a response to the often-asked question:…

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African American history, Genealogy

Posted by George McDaniel, Executive Director Drayton Hall is very much about family heritage. That was demonstrated at the September 20th celebration of the 100th anniversary of Richmond Bowens’ birth.…

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African American history

Have you ever had a question asked of you that made you come to a screeching halt? That’s what happened when the National Trust asked, “Is your site a plantation?”…

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