Get involved! Check out our job openings and volunteer opportunities.

Recent Posts

Steve Gates Headshot horiz
Board of Trustees, Press, Steve Gates

Drayton Hall Preservation Trust board chair Stephen F. Gates passed peacefully at his Wadmalaw Island home on July 7, 2017. He is survived by his devoted wife Laura, his siblings, nieces…

Read More
Drayton Hall SC Historic Preservation Stewardship Award
Breaking News, Preservation, Press, Trish Smith

On Friday, June 16, 2017, Drayton Hall was honored to receive the South Carolina Historic Preservation Stewardship Award for the momentous Portico Rehabilitation Project, which was completed last spring. Our…

Read More
Collections, Conservation, Research, Sarah Stroud Clarke

by Sarah Stroud Clarke, Archaeologist & Curator of Collections The Drayton Hall collections span centuries and generations of Drayton family members. This month we are highlighting an object that is…

Read More
African American history, Archaeology, Collections, Genealogy, New Facilities, Preservation, Research

by Cameron Moon, Preservation Coordinator, the Drayton Hall Preservation Trust As work begins on the new visitor center, preparations to repurpose the historic caretaker’s house into an interpretive exhibit are…

Read More
november eents charleston sc
Architecture, Collections, Conservation, Event, New Facilities, Preservation

  Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program Presents The First in the Spring 2017 Wells Fargo Distinguished Lecture Series Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 – College of Charleston — Addlestone 227…

Read More
Archaeology, Collections, Research, Sarah Stroud Clarke

by Corey Heyward, Wexler Curatorial Fellow The two objects seen here are broken fragments of tobacco pipes. Made of kaolin clay, pipes were imported from England and were a common…

Read More