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

Check out today’s edition of The Post and Courier for a feature on Drayton Hall’s furniture collection and an interview with Carter Hudgins, director of preservation and education. There are…

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African American history, Breaking News

by George W. McDaniel, Ph.D. SHEAR Conference – July 20, 2013 Each year, millions of people visit historical plantation sites throughout the South. Mount  Vernon alone attracts about a million,…

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Breaking News, Education, Teachers, Uncategorized

Although our Executive Director, Dr. George McDaniel, has spent the majority of his career at Drayton Hall, he is the first to tell people that at heart, he’s always been…

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