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Drayton Hall will not offer house tours on Feb. 27, 2020; Grounds & Galleries Passes will still be available on this date.

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Landscape, Preservation, Trish Smith

A few years ago, a structural engineer informed us that at Drayton Hall, we have “highly mobile” soils. We filed that away under “interesting trivia engineers need to know” until…

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Architecture, Trish Smith

by Trish Smith, Curator of Historic Architectural Resources The year is 1492, and the writing is on the wall for the Venetian Republic. For centuries, their strategic location at the…

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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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Drayton Hall Ponds
Breaking News, Landscape, Preservation, Staff, Trish Smith, Uncategorized

by Carter C. Hudgins, President and CEO Drayton Hall welcomed Hurricane Matthew to the Lowcountry with secured windows, barricaded doors and a decade of preventative tree maintenance that resulted in…

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Architecture, Preservation, Research, Trish Smith

Each year since 2005, Drayton Hall has awarded the Wood Family Fellowship to a rising professional in the field of archaeology, architectural history and conservation, landscape studies or collections management.…

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Distinguished Speakers Series, Event, Portico, Preservation, Staff, Trish Smith

The 2016 Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series – Thursday, February 18th   Speaker: Trish Smith, Curator of Historic Architectural Resources, Drayton Hall Venue: South Carolina Society Hall, 72 Meeting Street, Charleston,…

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