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Category: Archaeology


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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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…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Portico, Preservation, Staff

Enjoy this fascinating piece by Trish Smith on the National Trust’s Preservation Leadership Forum Blog. Posted on November 20, 2015, news of the discoveries related to the rehabilitation of Drayton Hall’s iconic…

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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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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Conservation, Distinguished Speakers Series, Education, Event, Preservation, Research, Staff

 The Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series – Thursday, September 17, 2015 Presented by Carter C. Hudgins, Ph.D., Acting President and Executive Director, Drayton Hall Preservation Trust One of the most…

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Archaeology, Friends of Drayton Hall

“Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present.” -Albert Camus, French philosopher This April during National Volunteer Appreciation Week, Drayton Hall is celebrating the contributions and…

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