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Category: Research


Distinguished Speakers Series, Event, Research

As part of the Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series, S. Max Edelson presented Mapping Carolina: Cartography and the Quest for Empire in the Colonial Southeast on April 17th. Edelson is Associate Professor of…

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Breaking News, Conservation, Preservation, Research

A recent article in The Post & Courier shows how dendrochronology, or tree-ring dating, gives insight into how long it took to build Drayton Hall. Michael Worthington of Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory…

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Conservation, Preservation, Research

Does anyone remember the bridge on the second floor during the 1990s? It was there for a decade while preservationists worked on the floor of the upper great hall and…

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Breaking News, Conservation, Preservation, Research, Staff

This week, Drayton Hall’s Curator of Historic Architectural Resources Trish Smith posted an article on the Preservation Leadership Forum’s blog. Her article highlights the preservation work being done on Drayton…

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Distinguished Speakers Series, Friends of Drayton Hall, Research

As part of the Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series, Dr. Mary Beth Norton gave a presentation entitled Beyond Boston: The Fate of the Seven Tea Ships on March 20, 2014. The…

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African American history, Breaking News, Research

“This is a place where their ancestors walked. You’re not just in a museum looking at artifacts in a case.” Today’s Post & Courier highlights the ongoing work in oral…

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