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General, Press, Visitor Services

Locals Admission is just $5 – valid until January 31, 2023 Through January, residents of Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester, and Colleton Counties and active duty military and their families receive $5…

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African American history, Amber Satterthwaite, General, History

An enslaved mason named Carolina had a major role in the construction and maintenance of buildings at Drayton Hall and other plantations in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.…

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Archaeology, Luke Pecoraro, Shop at Drayton Hall

We asked Luke, Director of Archaeology at Drayton Hall for his favorite shop gifts! Read below for his favorites! One of my favorite offerings carried by the shop are the…

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Art, Collections, Conservation, History, Sarah Stroud Clarke

Drayton Hall Preservation Trust is always delighted to accept new objects into our decorative arts collection and we are happy to present our latest acquisition courtesy of The National Society…

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Archaeology, Collections

        Children have always had a presence at Drayton Hall, we know this not only from the written record but the archaeological record as well.  Over the…

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