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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Fieldwork, Landscape, Preservation, Uncategorized

Work has continued in the search for the possible connecting wall between the Drayton Hall main house and it’s north flanker building.  On day 3 of the institute, evidence of…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Event, Fieldwork, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

Posted by Carter Hudgins, Interim Director of Preservation/Site Archaeologist 10/28:  Day 2 began with a tour of the main house. Under the guidance of interpreters Joe Mester and Kate Ruhf, participants learned about the…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Event, Fieldwork, Preservation, Uncategorized

Posted by Carter Hudgins, Interim Director of Preservation/Site Archaeologist 10/27:  Today, Drayton Hall’s Archaeological Institute hit the ground digging!   Participants Brandie Dunning, Terry Satterfield, Ray Satterfield, Shelby Nelson, Stan Younce…

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Event, Uncategorized

Posted by Leslie Newman, Interpreter/Educator  Not even early morning torrential rains and Woodstock-like muddy parking fields could prevent several Drayton Hall staffers from participating in the Susan G. Komen 5K…

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Education, Event, Teachers, Uncategorized

Posted by: Amanda Clarke, Interpreter/Educator-in-training I have always, since I can remember, wanted to teach. I graduated in 2005 with my Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and began teaching in…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Fieldwork, Landscape, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

What did Drayton Hall really look like originally?  Is a newly discovered watercolor, dated to the mid-1700’s, truly accurate? Expert and amateur archaeologists will be searching out the answers to these…

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