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Category: Geneaology


African American history, Archaeology, Collections, Geneaology, New Facilities, Preservation, Research

by Cameron Moon, Preservation Coordinator, the Drayton Hall Preservation Trust As work begins on the new visitor center, preparations to repurpose the historic caretaker’s house into an interpretive exhibit are…

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African American history, Breaking News, Geneaology, Research, Staff

On February 21, Drayton Hall President and Executive Director Dr. George W. McDaniel will present “Towards a More Complete History: Connecting Places and People by Engaging Descendants” at the highly…

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African American history, Distinguished Speakers Series, Friends of Drayton Hall, Geneaology, Research

The 2015 Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series begins this month with an insightful presentation focused not so much on the place of Drayton Hall, but rather, its people. Please join…

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Breaking News, Event, Geneaology, Preservation, Staff

Drayton Hall will be represented in three programs at Past Forward, the National Preservation Conference held by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Savannah, Ga, November 11-14. Executive Director George…

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African American history, Geneaology, Research

by George W. McDaniel, Executive Director One of the wonderful things about working at a historical site is that one never tires of the questions it can raise. As is…

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Development/Fundraising, Geneaology, Uncategorized

Please welcome to the blog Alison Rea, Drayton descendant and longtime supporter of Drayton Hall. Alison’s mother Elizabeth  chose to honor her father, Charles deVere Drayton, with a bench at…

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