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Category: Landscape

Landscape, Trivia

At least 13 enslaved men performed those essential tasks: Abraham, Arakias, Azactrias, Ben, Billy, Cimon and his son, George, John, Michael, Quash (foreman), Quash, Sam, Toby, and Tuite.

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Eric Becker, Horticulture, Landscape, Lenhardt Garden at Drayton Hall

As winter descends upon the Lowcountry not all is lost in the pursuit of outside flowers.  While many are familiar with the fall to winter and winter to spring blooming…

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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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General, Landscape, Lenhardt Garden at Drayton Hall

Spring is gently nursing the plants to success in the Lenhardt Garden at Drayton Hall; On many accounts, it was well worth the wait. Once again this year, the reliable…

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Landscape, Preservation, Trish Smith

A few years ago, a structural engineer informed us that at Drayton Hall, we have “highly mobile” soils. We filed that away under “interesting trivia engineers need to know” until…

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Archaeology, Architecture, Landscape, New Facilities, Preservation

Test your Drayton Hall knowledge with this quick “Did You Know” on Drayton Hall created by our curators. How many did you already know? Drayton Hall was owned by seven…

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