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Category: Preservation


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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Architecture, Collections, Preservation

As we continue to move forward with our expanded new facilities initiative, there’s one major aspect of the plan that’s undergoing rehabilitation rather than construction. The Caretaker’s House was likely…

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Drayton Hall SC Historic Preservation Stewardship Award
Breaking News, Preservation, Press, Trish Smith

On Friday, June 16, 2017, Drayton Hall was honored to receive the South Carolina Historic Preservation Stewardship Award for the momentous Portico Rehabilitation Project, which was completed last spring. Our…

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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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Architecture, Collections, Conservation, Event, New Facilities, Preservation

  Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World Program Presents The First in the Spring 2017 Wells Fargo Distinguished Lecture Series Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 – College of Charleston — Addlestone 227…

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Drayton Hall Ponds
Breaking News, Landscape, Preservation, Staff, Trish Smith, Uncategorized

by Carter C. Hudgins, President and CEO Drayton Hall welcomed Hurricane Matthew to the Lowcountry with secured windows, barricaded doors and a decade of preventative tree maintenance that resulted in…

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