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African American history, Archaeology, Press, Research

Some of the projects we have been working on received attention from the local media this week.  Click on the links below to see the stories featured on our local…

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Education, Research, Staff

First posted by Craig Tuminaro, former Director of Museum Interpretation, on February 20, 2009 A recent comment from a blog reader inspired me to compose a response to the often-asked question:…

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Landscape, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

Posted by Jessica Garrett, Director of Development Returning to work from my Christmas vacation meant that I came back to overflowing mailboxes and a host of piles on my desk…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Event, Fieldwork, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

The fifth and final day of the Archaeological Institute got off to a quick start with all participants showing up early for the day’s work.  Rather than commencing the day…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Event, Fieldwork, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

Posted by Carter Hudgins, Interim Director of Preservation/Site Archaeologist 10/28:  Day 2 began with a tour of the main house. Under the guidance of interpreters Joe Mester and Kate Ruhf, participants learned about the…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Fieldwork, Landscape, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

What did Drayton Hall really look like originally?  Is a newly discovered watercolor, dated to the mid-1700’s, truly accurate? Expert and amateur archaeologists will be searching out the answers to these…

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