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Category: Preservation


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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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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