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Category: Archaeology

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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Archaeology, Breaking News, Conservation, Preservation, Press, Press Releases

Stephen J. Wood Conservation Laboratory PR Join us on October 1, 2022 at 10:00AM as we honor and celebrate the opening of The Stephen J. Wood Conservation Laboratory. The Stephen…

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Archaeology, Architecture, Breaking News, Conservation, Press, Press Releases

Stephen J. Wood Conservation Laboratory Mark your calendar for the grand opening of the Stephen J. Wood Conservation Laboratory on Saturday, October 1.  This state of the art facility will…

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Archaeology, Horticulture, Luke Pecoraro

An exciting mystery of archaeology and horticulture emerged from a old project in the basement of Drayton Hall which was readdressed this week. Luke Pecoraro, Drayton Hall’s new Director of…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Preservation

Drayton Hall Preservation Trust is pleased to announce that Dr. Luke Pecoraro has joined the Drayton Hall Preservation team as our first Director of Archaeology. Luke’s addition to Drayton Hall…

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Plantation recognizes slavery with database
Amber Satterthwaite, Archaeology, General, Online Exhibits, Website

List of Enslaved Families, Drayton Hall, 1849 – 1865. Drayton Papers Collection On Juneteenth (June 19th), we recognize the day that all Americans became free. Today, we take time to acknowledge the…

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