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Collections, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

Throughout the 18th century, John Drayton amassed his fortunes through the cultivation of various crops, including the growing and processing of indigo for use in the creation of a deep…

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Archaeology, Collections, Preservation, Research

Many of you may know that Drayton Hall is internationally acclaimed for its architecture and remarkable state of preservation. The main house, flanker buildings, garden house, privy and the 19th…

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Breaking News, Collections, Event, Research, Uncategorized

Charleston Magazine‘s “A Grand Tour” features Charleston antiques that will be on display January 21 through the 30th at The Winter Antiques Show in New York City.  Each year the Antiques…

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Archaeology, Collections, Fieldwork, Internships, Preservation, Uncategorized

“My name is Madeline Graham; I am a rising senior in the Historic Preservation Department at the College of Charleston interning with Drayton Hall’s Preservation Department. Each day is filled…

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Collections, Education, Internships

Posted by Courtney DeVoe, Preservation Department Intern I have been interning with the Preservation Department at Drayton Hall for the past month. Each day I get to work on a…

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Breaking News, Collections, Fieldwork, Research

Watercolor Mystery Solved! (So Far.) I’ve been asked to recount the story of the historical detective work that led us to identify the owner of the mysterious watercolor of Drayton…

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