Drayton Hall has reopened and we want to thank you! Buy your tickets at the Drayton Hall Gate and receive 30% off adult house tour and grounds tickets until September 23, 2018. The adult ticket will be $22 rather than $32. Now is the time to visit the newly expanded Drayton Hall! This offer does not apply to online ticket sales, gate tickets only.

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Education, Event, Teachers, Uncategorized

Posted by: Amanda Clarke, Interpreter/Educator-in-training I have always, since I can remember, wanted to teach. I graduated in 2005 with my Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and began teaching in…

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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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Posted by Rikki Davenport, Curator of Education, and Alice Thompson, Visitor Services Associate. Drayton Hall’s Museum Interpretation Department embarked on an exciting educational trip on September 29, 2008 to learn more…

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African American history, Breaking News, Education, Event, Genealogy, Research, Uncategorized

This September marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Richmond Bowens (1908-1998), a seventh generation descendant of people who, according to family history, were brought as slaves from Barbados to Charleston in the…

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