THEN: 1960s DEBUTANTE PARTY IN THE WITHDRAWING ROOM. Eighth-generation descendant Anne Drayton Nelson is pictured between her parents Charlie (far left) and Mary Drayton.
Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series
March 21, 2017 – November 14, 2017 pm
Join us as scholars and thought leaders from across the nation travel to Charleston for the fourth season of the Drayton Hall Distinguished Speakers Series.
A Rich & Varied Culture: The Material World of the Early South
Through February 2019
Exhibit opens February 15, 2014 at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. Included will be the most significant piece of furniture in our collection: a rare, English-made desk and bookcase, c. 1745, described as “the finest example of furniture to survive from colonial America.”
Celebrate Your Family Reunion at Drayton Hall
Available throughout the Year—Must Reserve 48 Hours In Advance
Let our professional planners design an unforgettable reunion event customized to your family’s interests.
Interpretive Panels Now on Display
For the first time since it opened to the public over 30 years ago, Drayton Hall introduces new enhancements to its public house tours.
Please note that Drayton Hall is closed for the five following holidays: New Year’s Eve and Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Eve and Day.
We are also closed during the first week in February for our annual site maintenance.