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Category: Landscape


Landscape, Research

By Jessica Garrett One sunny morning in October of 2012, I crossed the Ravenel Bridge from Charleston into Mt. Pleasant, and I kept driving until I reached the banks of…

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Landscape, Research

An individual’s personal library has the potential to reveal significant information about their character, interests, worldview, and education. Such is certainly the case at Drayton Hall where research has identified…

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Landscape, Preservation, Staff

By George McDaniel When Hurricane Hugo struck, I’d accepted the job as site director, but was not due to start until November, so I was still in Atlanta where I…

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Landscape

Following in the footsteps of his ancestor, French Botanist André Michaux   Regis Pluchet, a great-great-great-nephew of André Michaux, visited Drayton Hall earlier this month while touring the same areas of…

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Conservation, Development/Fundraising, Landscape, Preservation

At the close of Women’s History Month, we would like to pay tribute to Sally Reahard, an important benefactress of Drayton Hall. Miss Sally, as she preferred to be called,…

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Breaking News, Landscape

The cultural landscape of the Draytons wasn’t just the site itself, but consisted of the plantations up and down the Ashley River and Ashley River Road. Today, as a visitor to…

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