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Archaeology, Architecture, Landscape, New Facilities, Preservation

Test your Drayton Hall knowledge with this quick “Did You Know” on Drayton Hall created by our curators. How many did you already know? Drayton Hall was owned by seven…

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Architecture, Breaking News, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

Last week, Drayton Hall received the Preservation Society of Charleston’s Caropolis Award for new builds in the year 2018.  The Caropolis Awards, are a tremendous gesture by the society to…

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Archaeology, Architecture, Collections, The Shop at Drayton Hall

The new Shop at Drayton Hall has become a favorite place to buy gifts for history buffs, historians, and hosts and hostesses. In our new Online Shop, you’ll find beautifully…

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Architecture, Preservation, Press

We know we’ve got something special on our hands, but it’s always nice when others recognize it too. Architectural Digest’s round-up of “The Most Iconic Building in Every State in…

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Archaeology, Architecture, Collections, Conservation, New Facilities

Small metal objects are usually the most difficult artifacts to identify in our archaeological collection. It often takes some super sleuthing and a lot of research to figure out the…

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Architecture, Trish Smith

by Trish Smith, Curator of Historic Architectural Resources The year is 1492, and the writing is on the wall for the Venetian Republic. For centuries, their strategic location at the…

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