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Category: Preservation


did you know facts about drayton hall charleston sc
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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Drayton Hall COllections Pier Table Charleston SC
Collections, Preservation, Sarah Stroud Clarke

The Drayton Pier Table pre-conservation. Images courtesy and copyright National trust for Historic Preservation. Opening the Gates Gallery at Drayton Hall provided the opportunity to conserve many objects in the…

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drayton hall drayton desj and bookcase
Collections, Conservation, Preservation, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

This fall, Drayton Hall welcomed back two must-see Charleston museum gallery objects to the new Gates Gallery at Drayton Hall.  Widely considered the most important pieces of decorative arts furnishings…

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Architecture, Preservation, Press

We know we’ve got something special on our hands, but it’s always nice when others recognize it too. Architectural Digest’s round-up of “The Most Iconic Building in Every State in…

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Drayton Hall annual closed week
Breaking News, Preservation

For one week a year, Drayton Hall closes its doors so that we can undertake an attic-to-basement cleaning of the main house and take care of other preservation and maintenance…

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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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