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Category: Fieldwork


Breaking News, Collections, Fieldwork, Research

Archivist Becky Ebert, who aided our staff in the search for the mystery watercolor’s provenance, recently visited Drayton Hall. As told in the intriguing story featured on our blog in August…

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Breaking News, Event, Fieldwork, Research

Drayton Hall was proud to support the National Day of Listening! Haven’t heard about it yet? Head on over to Story Corps’ website to check it out and get in…

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Breaking News, Fieldwork, Internships, Landscape, Press, Research, Uncategorized

Friends,  Every year, we wait in anticipation as June rolls around and we get to meet our newest intern from the French Heritage Society Internship program that we are lucky…

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Archaeology, Fieldwork, Preservation, Research

During the 18th century, wax seals were frequently used in the Lowcountry to close, mark, and authenticate important documents such as legal records. In practice, a small portion of melted…

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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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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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