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Category: Collections


A Rich and Varied Culture, Collections, Event, Preservation

This column base has resided in the basement of Drayton Hall since at least 1875, when the pile of limestone columns on which it rested was mentioned in a Harper’s…

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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, 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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Collections, Research

As we ring in 2014 with toasts to the exciting work in the year ahead, here is an example of what the Drayton family was using for their champagne toasts…

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Collections, Event

by Alison Rea Drayton Hall appears bathed in afternoon light. Sitting patiently through time. Empty, but once bursting with long-gone lives one can only try to imagine. Except, at Drayton…

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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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