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Category: Preservation


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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Preservation, Research

Posted by Carter C. Hudgins, Ph.D., Director of Preservation With great excitement, we are happy to announce that the work on the portico, windows, and doors is nearly complete!  Preservation technicians…

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African American history, Preservation, Uncategorized

Posted by Courtney Bates, Development Coordinator With 2010 around the corner Drayton Hall is busy getting prepared to tackle two big projects in the New Year.  First, we’ll be continuing…

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Education, Preservation

Guest posting by Bob Beatty, Vice President for Programs, American Association for State and Local History I have been a history geek for as long as I can remember. It is…

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Preservation

Posted by Joseph Mester, Project Assistant Preservation work has begun on the portico!  The goal of the project is to complete the final phase of a multi-year project to protect…

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