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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Event, Fieldwork, Preservation, Uncategorized

Posted by Carter Hudgins, Interim Director of Preservation/Site Archaeologist 10/27:  Today, Drayton Hall’s Archaeological Institute hit the ground digging!   Participants Brandie Dunning, Terry Satterfield, Ray Satterfield, Shelby Nelson, Stan Younce…

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Event, Uncategorized

Posted by Leslie Newman, Interpreter/Educator  Not even early morning torrential rains and Woodstock-like muddy parking fields could prevent several Drayton Hall staffers from participating in the Susan G. Komen 5K…

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Education, Event, Teachers, Uncategorized

Posted by: Amanda Clarke, Interpreter/Educator-in-training I have always, since I can remember, wanted to teach. I graduated in 2005 with my Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and began teaching in…

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Archaeology, Breaking News, Collections, Fieldwork, Landscape, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

What did Drayton Hall really look like originally?  Is a newly discovered watercolor, dated to the mid-1700’s, truly accurate? Expert and amateur archaeologists will be searching out the answers to these…

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Posted by Rikki Davenport, Curator of Education, and Alice Thompson, Visitor Services Associate. Drayton Hall’s Museum Interpretation Department embarked on an exciting educational trip on September 29, 2008 to learn more…

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African American history, Breaking News, Education, Event, Genealogy, Research, Uncategorized

This September marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Richmond Bowens (1908-1998), a seventh generation descendant of people who, according to family history, were brought as slaves from Barbados to Charleston in the…

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