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Category: Breaking News


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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Breaking News, Education, Teachers

Memorial Day through Labor Day, Drayton Hall is offering free admission to teachers and active-duty military. Active-duty military now receive up to three free admissions per official I.D. as part of the…

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Breaking News, Conservation, Preservation, Research

A recent article in The Post & Courier shows how dendrochronology, or tree-ring dating, gives insight into how long it took to build Drayton Hall. Michael Worthington of Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory…

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Breaking News, Conservation, Preservation, Research, Staff

This week, Drayton Hall’s Curator of Historic Architectural Resources Trish Smith posted an article on the Preservation Leadership Forum’s blog. Her article highlights the preservation work being done on Drayton…

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African American history, Breaking News, Research

“This is a place where their ancestors walked. You’re not just in a museum looking at artifacts in a case.” Today’s Post & Courier highlights the ongoing work in oral…

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Breaking News, Distinguished Speakers Series, Event

Yes, we historians have our own version of March Madness. The Junto is hosting a bracket poll on the best early American history book since 2000. It started off with 64 and now…

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