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Category: Preservation


A Rich and Varied Culture, Archaeology, Collections, Conservation, Event, Preservation

by Anne Drayton Nelson Last June I had a wonderful opportunity to see a preview of the upcoming Exhibit entitled A Rich and Varied Culture: The Material World of the…

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Preservation

When do you smash things in the name of preservation? In preparation for our upcoming repointing project, preservationists Joe and Trish have been creating tiny brick fragments to add to…

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Breaking News, Landscape, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

Drayton Hall’s multi-talented project assistant Joseph Mester has written an excellent piece in the Charleston Gateway visitor guide about Drayton Hall’s African American Cemetery. The article describes the beginnings of…

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Breaking News, Preservation, Uncategorized

Although this post is a few years old, it explains what exactly we do when we close our doors to the public for our annual closed week. Although there might…

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Internships, Preservation, Uncategorized

After graduating from college with a dual degree in History and Anthropology, I spent a number of years working in Cultural Resource Management in a variety of capacities in several different…

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Breaking News, Preservation, Research

This wonderful article was published yesterday in the Post and Courier- it really epitomizes the spirit of “preservation in action” here at Drayton Hall. As Robert Behre explains, maintaining a historic…

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