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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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Drayton Hall Sally Reahard Visitor Center Rendering
Breaking News, Development/Fundraising, Drayton Hall Reimagined, New Facilities, Press

In early July, an anonymous benefactor issued a special challenge to Drayton Hall’s loyal friends and donors – agreeing to match all new gifts and commitments of $25,000 in support…

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Drayton Hall SC Historic Preservation Stewardship Award
Breaking News, Preservation, Press, Trish Smith

On Friday, June 16, 2017, Drayton Hall was honored to receive the South Carolina Historic Preservation Stewardship Award for the momentous Portico Rehabilitation Project, which was completed last spring. Our…

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Drayton Hall Ponds
Breaking News, Landscape, Preservation, Staff, Trish Smith, Uncategorized

by Carter C. Hudgins, President and CEO Drayton Hall welcomed Hurricane Matthew to the Lowcountry with secured windows, barricaded doors and a decade of preventative tree maintenance that resulted in…

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Breaking News, Carter C. Hudgins, Portico, Preservation, Press, Staff, Trish Smith

  Enjoy these two recent articles about Drayton Hall, its staff, and the work we’re doing to preserve this architectural masterpiece. Online: January 2016 – Charleston Mercury – “Drayton Hall’s…

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Breaking News, Event, Landscape, Preservation, Uncategorized

Join us on January 29 and 30 for Breaking Ground and Building Bridges, a symposium that brings together leading scholars from Charleston’s preservation and history organizations to present new research…

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