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African American history, Cameron Moon

The exhibit in the Caretaker’s House at Drayton Hall won the Gold Award in the over $25,000 category of the Excellence in Exhibitions Competition at the South Eastern Museum Conference…

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drayton hall plantation research on enslaved pottery charleston sc
African American history, Archaeology, Art, Breaking News, Research

In a collaborative effort between Southeastern archaeologists, Drayton Hall (Charleston, SC) Wexler Curatorial Fellow Corey Heyward is identifying ways to recognize West African potting traditions on locally made, low-fired ceramics…

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Donnelly foundation supprt Drayton HAll
African American history, Archaeology

  We are very pleased and thankful today to announce that the Wexler Curatorial Fellowship in Archaeology at Drayton Hall has been joined in support by the Gaylord and Dorothy…

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African American history, Friends of Drayton Hall, General

On April 27, 2019 Chef Kevin Mitchell – chef and scholar of Southern foodways – came to Drayton Hall to teach through cooking and discussion on the lives and work…

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Port to Plantation must see history visit Charleston, Sc
African American history, Education, Historical Interpreters, Research, Teachers

Daily at 11:15 am and 2:15 pm Drayton Hall presents the most important history talk in Charleston, SC – Port to Plantation: Slavery and the Making of the Early Lowcountry…

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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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