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Category: African American history


Revolutionary War period at Drayton Halll
African American history, Breaking News, Education

Corey Heyward, Wexler Curatorial Fellow at Drayton Hall, updated us recently on findings in her ongoing research into the Revolutionary War period at Drayton Hall. John Drayton, who constructed Drayton…

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African American history, Distinguished Speakers Series

In honor of Black History month, we hope you will join us virtually as we broadcast live the authors lecture of Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts on their pivotal…

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Colonoware Drayton Hall Collections Charleston SC
African American history, Archaeology

Pictured: 18th century colonoware bowl with crenulated rim emulating an English-made Staffordshire slipware bowl. Drayton Hall Archaeological Collection.  Artifact spotlight: Colonoware Only a small portion of the material culture in…

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African American history, Cameron Moon, Genealogy

by Cameron Moon, Assistant Curator of Historic Architectural Resources With the increasing popularity of genealogy websites like Ancestry.com, more people can track their ancestry back multiple generations without the help…

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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…

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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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