Drayton Hall will be closed December 24, 25, and 31st and January 1, 2019.

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Category: Collections


Breaking News, Collections, Landscape, Portico, Preservation

Great article in the Post & Courier by columnist Robert Behre on our new President and CEO Carter C. Hudgins, PhD., and Drayton Hall’s upcoming plans, including a new facility with…

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Breaking News, Collections, Distinguished Speakers Series, Event, Friends of Drayton Hall

The Drayton Hall 2015 Distinguished Speakers Series Presents Suzanne F. Hood and China of the Most Fashionable Sort: Chinese Export Porcelain in Colonial America October 15th at South Carolina Society…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Conservation, Distinguished Speakers Series, Education, Event, Preservation, Research, Staff

 The Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series – Thursday, September 17, 2015 Presented by Carter C. Hudgins, Ph.D., Acting President and Executive Director, Drayton Hall Preservation Trust One of the most…

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Collections, Research

An individual’s personal library has the potential to reveal significant information about their character, interests, worldview, and education. Such is certainly the case at Drayton Hall, where research has identified…

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Archaeology, Collections

One of the most beloved artifacts in the Drayton Hall Archaeological Collection is this “GR” medallion from a stoneware jug. Most likely made in Westerwald, Germany, these jugs enjoyed great…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Staff

In 2012 Drayton Hall became an institutional partner of the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (DAACS), an extensive archaeological database created in 2000 by the Monticello Archaeology Department to…

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