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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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Breaking News, Event

Give the gift of history with a private tour of Drayton Hall! This exclusive private tour makes a wonderful gift for yourself or someone special. Led by a senior interpreter, the Connoisseur…

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Breaking News, Landscape

The cultural landscape of the Draytons wasn’t just the site itself, but consisted of the plantations up and down the Ashley River and Ashley River Road. Today, as a visitor to…

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