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Archaeology, Architecture, Landscape, New Facilities, Preservation

Test your Drayton Hall knowledge with this quick “Did You Know” on Drayton Hall created by our curators. How many did you already know? Drayton Hall was owned by seven…

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Distinguished Speakers Series, Eric Becker, Landscape

Mark Laird, Associate Professor at the University of Toronto’s John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture and historic landscape consultant, will present:  Allées and Theatrical Arrangements in English Gardens, 1740-1840: Painshill,…

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Plantation gardens of Chalreston LEnhardt Garden at Drayton Hall
Eric Becker, Landscape, Lenhardt Garden at Drayton Hall, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

Nearly one year ago the Sally Reahard Visitors Center opened at Drayton Hall along with the Lenhardt Garden which, on its first anniversary, presents a good time to reflect on…

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Must see historic site in charleston drayton hall
Landscape, Lenhardt Garden at Drayton Hall, New Facilities

Now is the time to visit Drayton Hall and see Charleston’s newest historic garden, the Lenhardt Garden in the new Sally Reahard Visitor Center. Combined with the only remaining unrestored…

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Archaeology, Landscape, Preservation, Visitor Services

The hurricane season of 2017 has already seen us watch Harvey from afar, weather Irma up close and keep an eye on Maria; we’ve gotten hurricane preparedness down to a…

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Eric Becker, Landscape, Staff

By Eric Becker, Manager of Landscapes, Horticulture, and Modern Facilities ­ In 2013, an initiative began to evaluate and produce management plans for the preservation and conservation of some of…

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