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Breaking News, Education, Uncategorized

Last week, at the annual meeting of the American Association for State and Local History in Indianapolis, Indiana, Drayton Hall Director of Museum Interpretation Craig Tuminaro presented a session he organized on…

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Breaking News, Collections, Fieldwork, Research

Watercolor Mystery Solved! (So Far.) I’ve been asked to recount the story of the historical detective work that led us to identify the owner of the mysterious watercolor of Drayton…

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African American history, Breaking News, Uncategorized

This past week, the country lost one of its national treasures when Mr. Philip Simmons, the famed Charleston blacksmith, passed away.  Mr. Simmons’ work has been documented and appreciated for…

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Breaking News, Education, Landscape, Uncategorized

On Thursday, March 26, The Voices of Drayton Hall: An Interactive Landscape Tour on DVD received the South Carolina Historic Preservation Award for Heritage Tourism, given by The Palmetto Trust for…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Education, Event, Fieldwork, Landscape, Preservation, Uncategorized

Click on the video below to see the results of the first ever Drayton Hall Archaeological Institute. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opU-HkKDZdU&hl=en&fs=1]

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Event, Fieldwork, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

The fifth and final day of the Archaeological Institute got off to a quick start with all participants showing up early for the day’s work.  Rather than commencing the day…

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