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  In honor of Valentine’s Day, a reminder that there are many wonderful love stories which occurred at Drayton Hall in seven generations. This year we choose to share a…

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Collections, Conservation, Preservation, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

This fall, Drayton Hall welcomed back two must-see Charleston museum gallery objects to the new Gates Gallery at Drayton Hall.  Widely considered the most important pieces of decorative arts furnishings…

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This month’s Drayton Hall Collections artifact highlight is in the current exhibit, An Agreeable Prospect in the new Gates Gallery. This large Chinese-export porcelain dish holds a central place among decorative items dating…

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Archaeology, Architecture, Collections, The Shop at Drayton Hall

The new Shop at Drayton Hall has become a favorite place to buy gifts for history buffs, historians, and hosts and hostesses. In our new Online Shop, you’ll find beautifully…

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Archaeology, Architecture, Collections, Conservation, New Facilities

Small metal objects are usually the most difficult artifacts to identify in our archaeological collection. It often takes some super sleuthing and a lot of research to figure out the…

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Architecture, Collections, Preservation

As we continue to move forward with our expanded new facilities initiative, there’s one major aspect of the plan that’s undergoing rehabilitation rather than construction. The Caretaker’s House was likely…

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