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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Event, Fieldwork, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

Posted by Carter Hudgins, Interim Director of Preservation/Site Archaeologist 10/28:  Day 2 began with a tour of the main house. Under the guidance of interpreters Joe Mester and Kate Ruhf, participants learned about the…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Event, Fieldwork, Preservation, Uncategorized

Posted by Carter Hudgins, Interim Director of Preservation/Site Archaeologist 10/27:  Today, Drayton Hall’s Archaeological Institute hit the ground digging!   Participants Brandie Dunning, Terry Satterfield, Ray Satterfield, Shelby Nelson, Stan Younce…

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Event, Uncategorized

Posted by Leslie Newman, Interpreter/Educator  Not even early morning torrential rains and Woodstock-like muddy parking fields could prevent several Drayton Hall staffers from participating in the Susan G. Komen 5K…

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Education, Event, Teachers, Uncategorized

Posted by: Amanda Clarke, Interpreter/Educator-in-training I have always, since I can remember, wanted to teach. I graduated in 2005 with my Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and began teaching in…

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African American history, Breaking News, Education, Event, Geneaology, Research, Uncategorized

This September marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Richmond Bowens (1908-1998), a seventh generation descendant of people who, according to family history, were brought as slaves from Barbados to Charleston in the…

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