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Category: Carter C. Hudgins

Carter C. Hudgins, Collections, Conservation, Development/Fundraising

Dear Friends, Thanks to your generous support and the perseverance of our dedicated staff, 2022 has been an extremely busy and productive year for Drayton Hall Preservation Trust.  As I look…

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Carter C. Hudgins, Development/Fundraising, Friends of Drayton Hall, Preservation

“Few understand nature of true restoration work.” Budding preservationist Stephen J. Wood penned this remark in his daybook in May of 1980. Three months later, Wood was dismantling scaffolding erected…

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Carter C. Hudgins, Conservation, Horticulture, Landscape, The Oaks

Drayton Hall Preservation Trust is pleased to announce the acquisition of the historic The Oaks property located to the north of Drayton Hall between the Ashley River Road and the…

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Archaeology, Carter C. Hudgins, General

Carter C. Hudgins Ph. D is, as many of our readers know, the President and CEO of Drayton Hall Preservation Trust. In January of 2021, he began overseeing a new…

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African American history, Archaeology, Carter C. Hudgins, Fieldwork, General, Preservation

“Where did the enslaved people live at Drayton Hall?” This haunting question is one of the most frequently asked by visitors to Drayton Hall, and an inquiry requiring years of…

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Carter C. Hudgins, Drayton Hall Reimagined, Sally Reahard Visitor Center

Since breaking ground on new facilities in February of this year, work to transform Drayton Hall has progressed at a steady pace. To date, efforts to reshape our roads and expand…

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