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Category: Breaking News


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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Breaking News, Event

In yesterday’s edition of The Post & Courier, columnist Robert Behre highlighted Drayton Hall and the Charleston Art & Antiques Forum. The forum’s theme, By George!, celebrates 300 years of Georgian art and design. The…

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A Rich and Varied Culture, Breaking News, Collections, Event, Staff

On display for the first time to the public are 27 objects from the Drayton Hall Collections. They have been loaned to the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation for their new exhibit…

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Breaking News, Preservation

Tom Mayes, deputy general counsel for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is writing a series of blog posts about why old places matter. In his most recent post, Mayes wrote…

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Breaking News, Collections, Preservation

The February 2014 edition of Early American Life features an eight-page spread on the history and architecture of Drayton Hall. Written by Winfield Ross, the article contains interviews with Charlie Drayton,…

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Breaking News

by George W. McDaniel, Executive Director For many people, conventional history, principally because of the way it’s taught in school, is boring. Too often, the teaching of history focuses on facts and dates and…

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