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

Posted by Carter Hudgins, Interim Director of Preservation/Site Archaeologist 10/28:  Day 2 began with a tour of the main house. Under the guidance of interpreters Joe Mester and Kate Ruhf, participants learned about the…

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

Posted by Carter Hudgins, Interim Director of Preservation/Site Archaeologist 10/27:  Today, Drayton Hall’s Archaeological Institute hit the ground digging!   Participants Brandie Dunning, Terry Satterfield, Ray Satterfield, Shelby Nelson, Stan Younce…

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

What did Drayton Hall really look like originally?  Is a newly discovered watercolor, dated to the mid-1700’s, truly accurate? Expert and amateur archaeologists will be searching out the answers to these…

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African American history, Breaking News, Education, Event, Geneaology, Research, Uncategorized

This September marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Richmond Bowens (1908-1998), a seventh generation descendant of people who, according to family history, were brought as slaves from Barbados to Charleston in the…

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