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Archaeology, Breaking News, Education, Event, Fieldwork, Landscape, Preservation, Uncategorized

Click on the video below to see the results of the first ever Drayton Hall Archaeological Institute. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opU-HkKDZdU&hl=en&fs=1]

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

The fifth and final day of the Archaeological Institute got off to a quick start with all participants showing up early for the day’s work.  Rather than commencing the day…

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

Work has continued in the search for the possible connecting wall between the Drayton Hall main house and it’s north flanker building.  On day 3 of the institute, evidence of…

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

What did Drayton Hall really look like originally?  Is a newly discovered watercolor, dated to the mid-1700’s, truly accurate? Expert and amateur archaeologists will be searching out the answers to these…

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