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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Staff

In 2012 Drayton Hall became an institutional partner of the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (DAACS), an extensive archaeological database created in 2000 by the Monticello Archaeology Department to…

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Breaking News, Collections, Fieldwork, Research

Archivist Becky Ebert, who aided our staff in the search for the mystery watercolor’s provenance, recently visited Drayton Hall. As told in the intriguing story featured on our blog in August…

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Breaking News, Staff

Starting July 14th, new technologies are coming to Drayton Hall’s popular interactive program Connections: From Africa to America. Museum interpreters will use iPads to present the program and interact with guests as…

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Breaking News, Education, Staff

Dr. Ford W. Bell, president of the American Alliance of Museums, visited Drayton Hall and spoke with our site advisory council about the future of museums. The AAM provides advocacy…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Research

Last week, Drayton Hall archaeologist and curator of collections Sarah Stroud Clarke participated in the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (DAACS) Research Consortium at Monticello. Participants from 11 partner institutions came together…

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Breaking News

“The tour guides gave fantastic information about the place and were very friendly.” “Great historical site in Charleston!” “Great preservation efforts!” “True History!”   We’re celebrating! Drayton Hall was recently…

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