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Category: Fieldwork

Archaeology, Education, Fieldwork, Interiors, Luke Pecoraro, Nicole Houck

The archaeology team returned to the north flanker building this fall season to complete excavations on this important structure which had taken place in 1981 and 2008. Increased armadillo activity…

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Archaeology, Fieldwork, Luke Pecoraro, Nicole Houck

Black Delft fragments found archaeologically at Drayton Hall The tiny artifacts pictured above represent the only examples of black delft ever found archaeologically in the world.   Black delft, a tin-glazed…

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drayton hall charleston sc archaeology museum
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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Breaking News, Collections, Fieldwork, Research

Archivist Becky Ebert, who aided our staff in the search for the mystery watercolor’s provenance, recently visited Drayton Hall. As told in the intriguing story featured on our blog in August…

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Breaking News, Event, Fieldwork, Research

Drayton Hall was proud to support the National Day of Listening! Haven’t heard about it yet? Head on over to Story Corps’ website to check it out and get in…

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Breaking News, Fieldwork, Internships, Landscape, Press, Research, Uncategorized

Friends,  Every year, we wait in anticipation as June rolls around and we get to meet our newest intern from the French Heritage Society Internship program that we are lucky…

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