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African American history, Research

By Dr. Dale Rosengarten, Founding Director of the Jewish Heritage Collection at the College of Charleston Library On a cold afternoon at the end of February, I accompanied 20 first-year…

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African American history, Research

By Ruth Ellen Gruber, Norman and Gerry Sue Arnold Distinguished Visiting Chair at the College of Charleston More than 20 years ago I wrote a book called Upon the Doorposts…

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Distinguished Speakers Series, Research

Dr. Brian Matthew Jordan, cultural historian of the Civil War and Reconstruction, will speak at the close of the Civil War Sesquicentennial on April 16th at the next Drayton Hall…

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Research

Drayton Hall is celebrating its legacy of remarkable women, past and present, during National Women’s History Month. Over the past three centuries, Drayton Hall has been home to generations of…

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African American history, Event, Research

On February 21, Drayton Hall President and Executive Director Dr. George W. McDaniel presented “Towards a More Complete History: Connecting Places and People by Engaging Descendants” at the highly acclaimed…

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Landscape, Research

By Jessica Garrett One sunny morning in October of 2012, I crossed the Ravenel Bridge from Charleston into Mt. Pleasant, and I kept driving until I reached the banks of…

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