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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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2019 museum exhibit events charleston sc
Art, Breaking News, Collections, Donors

The museum and exhibits at Drayton Hall have welcomed the summer with new and exciting pieces to see in the Stephen F. and Laura D. Gates Gallery. We are now…

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Drayton Hall member benefits
Breaking News, Friends of Drayton Hall, Interiors, Membership

    An exciting new Interiors  Magazine by Drayton Hall – a favorite benefit for the members of Friends of Drayton Hall –  has been sent and will be in…

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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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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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Drayton Hall annual closed week
Breaking News, Preservation

For one week a year, Drayton Hall closes its doors so that we can undertake an attic-to-basement cleaning of the main house and take care of other preservation and maintenance…

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