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Archaeology, Breaking News, Event, Preservation, Uncategorized

Three years ago, in August of 2009, the Drayton Hall Preservation Department was faced with a back-log of artifacts to process from the 2008/2009 archaeological field work; over forty bags…

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Breaking News

This summer, Summerville journal scene reporter Erin Shaw took a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at Drayton Hall, and the intricacies of running a historic house museum. If you’re in the preservation…

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Breaking News, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

We’re happy to welcome back to the blog Trish Smith, Drayton Hall’s Preservation Technician. Trish isn’t afraid to roll up her sleeves and get her hands dirty- you might remember…

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Breaking News, Fieldwork, Internships, Landscape, Press, Research, Uncategorized

Friends,  Every year, we wait in anticipation as June rolls around and we get to meet our newest intern from the French Heritage Society Internship program that we are lucky…

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Breaking News, Education, Event, Uncategorized

Architecture enthusiasts from across the southern United States converged on Charleston in mid-April for VITRUVIANA 2012: Charleston and the Development of American Architecture.  The purpose of the 2-day program was…

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Breaking News, Uncategorized

Ever since its establishment in 1738, Drayton Hall has been, and still is, an integral part of the city of Charleston. What happens in the city has an important effect…

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