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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, Geneaology

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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Education, Preservation, Uncategorized

Using nothing more than cardboard, toothpicks, spray paint, and an abundant amount of hot glue, a team of students from Valley High School in Gilcrest, Colorado, constructed an impressive model…

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Landscape, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

Posted by Jessica Garrett, Director of Development Returning to work from my Christmas vacation meant that I came back to overflowing mailboxes and a host of piles on my desk…

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