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Archaeology, Collections, Preservation, Research

Many of you may know that Drayton Hall is internationally acclaimed for its architecture and remarkable state of preservation. The main house, flanker buildings, garden house, privy and the 19th…

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Breaking News, Collections, Event, Research, Uncategorized

Charleston Magazine‘s “A Grand Tour” features Charleston antiques that will be on display January 21 through the 30th at The Winter Antiques Show in New York City.  Each year the Antiques…

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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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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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Breaking News, Collections, Fieldwork, Research

Watercolor Mystery Solved! (So Far.) I’ve been asked to recount the story of the historical detective work that led us to identify the owner of the mysterious watercolor of Drayton…

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Education, Research

Posted by Bethany Costilow, American College of the Building Arts This autumn, Drayton Hall played host to students from the American College of the Building Arts, turning the beloved monument…

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