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Category: Press


Steve Gates Headshot horiz
Board of Trustees, Press, Steve Gates

Drayton Hall Preservation Trust board chair Stephen F. Gates passed peacefully at his Wadmalaw Island home on July 7. He is survived by his devoted wife Laura, his siblings, nieces and…

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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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Development/Fundraising, Press, Staff

  Written by Drayton Hall’s President and CEO Carter C. Hudgins, Ph.D.,  a 2006 Wood Family Fellow, the article describes the significant impact that one committed donor can have on an institution.…

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Breaking News, Carter C. Hudgins, Portico, Preservation, Press, Staff, Trish Smith

  Enjoy these two recent articles about Drayton Hall, its staff, and the work we’re doing to preserve this architectural masterpiece. Online: January 2016 – Charleston Mercury – “Drayton Hall’s…

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Education, Press, Research

Drayton Hall Curator of Education Rikki Davenport recently published an article in History News, a magazine published by the American Association for State and Local History. Her article features the interesting history…

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Breaking News, Conservation, Press, Uncategorized

For the past four years, Drayton Hall has represented the Ashley River Historic District in a regional planning effort administered by the Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Council of Governments (COG).…

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