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February 15, 2019 Weekly Gallery Talk: Curator Sarah Stroud Clarke on Colonoware

February 15, 2019

On February 15, 2019 at 12:30 pm, Curator Sarah Stroud Clarke discusses a most important archaelogical discovery at Drayton Hall and the related artifacts in the Drayton Hall Collections; Colonoware.

Recovered archaeologically from the Drayton Hall site are large amounts of Colonoware, a Native American and enslaved low-fired type of ceramic. These remarkable finds date, in some cases, to before the building of Drayton Hall and enlighten on the pre-Drayton period and the work of enslaved persons at Drayton Hall in the Drayton years. They are remarkable examples of early American ceramics.

Drayton Hall’s Weekly Curator Gallery Talk Series is presented on Friday’s at 12:30 pm. These talks are included in your admission and membership. This is a wonderful weekly opportunity to hear the stories we are not able to fit on to the walls of our galleries. Lunch is served at Rudi’s Café; making for a perfect weekly Friday outing to the new Drayton Hall. No reservations are required, simply meet in the Gallery.

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