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Development/Fundraising, Genealogy, Uncategorized

Please welcome to the blog Alison Rea, Drayton descendant and longtime supporter of Drayton Hall. Alison’s mother Elizabeth  chose to honor her father, Charles deVere Drayton, with a bench at…

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Breaking News, Education, Teachers, Uncategorized

Although our Executive Director, Dr. George McDaniel, has spent the majority of his career at Drayton Hall, he is the first to tell people that at heart, he’s always been…

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Breaking News, Landscape, Preservation, Research, Uncategorized

Drayton Hall’s multi-talented project assistant Joseph Mester has written an excellent piece in the Charleston Gateway visitor guide about Drayton Hall’s African American Cemetery. The article describes the beginnings of…

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Education, Event, Uncategorized

Last weekend, Drayton Hall participated in National Public Garden Day at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. We were happy to share with the guests some of the activities we do at…

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Breaking News, Conservation, Press, Uncategorized

For the past four years, Drayton Hall has represented the Ashley River Historic District in a regional planning effort administered by the Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Council of Governments (COG).…

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Recently, Drayton Hall was excited to welcome Bob Savage to the site. Bob is a Long Island native, and a self proclaimed “Bird Nerd.” Bob grew up in Brooklyn, spent his…

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