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Category: Breaking News


Breaking News, Preservation, Research, Staff

Using 21st century technology to digitally restore 18th century buildings is the mission of Drayton Hall’s Curator of Historic Architectural Resources, Trish Smith. Trish is traveling to Quebec City, Canada this…

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Breaking News

Thank you to Grant Stevens of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for including Drayton Hall on his list of recommended Instagram accounts to follow. In his blog post Attracting New Audiences…

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Breaking News, Event

This has certainly been the summer for family reunion groups to visit Drayton Hall. Drayton Hall hosted the Brown family (pictured above) who participated in our “Day in the Life…

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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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