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Preservation

Imagine the United States Capitol building without its iconic dome. Now picture the Statue of Liberty missing her torch, the Golden Gate Bridge lacking its arches and Drayton Hall without…

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Education, Preservation, Uncategorized

On May 7th I had the honor of giving the commencement address for the graduating class of the American College of the Building Arts, located in Charleston, South Carolina. Its…

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Event, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

The Preservation Tech Tour is a new program designed to give those with an interest in architecture, history, and preservation a better understanding of and appreciation for the technical aspects…

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Archaeology, Collections, Fieldwork, Internships, Preservation, Uncategorized

“My name is Madeline Graham; I am a rising senior in the Historic Preservation Department at the College of Charleston interning with Drayton Hall’s Preservation Department. Each day is filled…

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Preservation, Uncategorized

Every Fall, Charles Drayton and his family removed from Drayton Hall to Sullivan’s Island only to return after the first frost of the season.  Why? To escape the heat and humidity. …

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Preservation, Uncategorized

How do we preserve the oldest plantation house in America open to the public?  We want to share our approach with you!   During our Preservation Technology Tour, professional guides introduce…

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