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Category: African American history


African American history, Archaeology, Collections, Geneaology, 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…

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African American history, Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Event

By Sarah Stroud Clarke, Archaeologist + Curator of Collections A group of objects from the Drayton Hall Museum and Archaeological Collections are on their way to The Society of The Four…

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African American history, Breaking News, Conservation, Staff, Uncategorized

George McDaniel, the driving force behind the Drayton Hall Preservation Trust for more than 25 years, has announced he’ll be stepping down at the end of the month. It’s bittersweet…

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African American history, Research

By Dr. Dale Rosengarten, Founding Director of the Jewish Heritage Collection at the College of Charleston Library On a cold afternoon at the end of February, I accompanied 20 first-year…

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African American history, Research

By Ruth Ellen Gruber, Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Distinguished Visiting Chair at the College of Charleston More than 20 years ago I wrote a book called Upon the Doorposts…

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African American history, Event, Research

On February 21, Drayton Hall President and Executive Director Dr. George W. McDaniel presented “Towards a More Complete History: Connecting Places and People by Engaging Descendants” at the highly acclaimed…

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