Drayton Hall. Located on the Ashley River near Charleston South Carolina

Drayton Hall, Charleston SC plantation - very interesting place to get some history of the South. Also, tour guide was amazing and kept even my five year old son interested and engaged throughout the whole tour!

Bourbon And Books In Charleston, South Carolina

Bourbon And Books In Charleston, South Carolina

Dock Street Theater Charleston, SC I took voice lessons here as a teenager. They say the place is haunted!

A colonial woman at her desk

Lydia writing her mother a letter, telling her about the horrific abuse inflicted upon her by her new husband

American Duchess:Historical Costuming: The Many Types of Late 18th Century Gowns | Historical Costuming and sewing of Rococo 18th century clothing, 16th century through 20th century, by designer Lauren Reeser

Green silk damask round gown, 1775 Date: ca. 1775 Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 51 in. cm) Heel to Toe (b, c): 7 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1994 Accession Number:

A New Day… Sunrise on a Cobblestone Street, Charleston, SC© Doug Hickok  All Rights ReservedMore here… hue and eye

A New Day… Sunrise on a Cobblestone Street, Charleston, SC© Doug Hickok All Rights ReservedMore here… hue and eye Mehr

Drayton Hall in Charleston, SC (circa 1738)  is the oldest preserved plantation open to the public in America.

draytonhall: Drayton Hall’s Withdrawing Room, circa 1738 The mantel was stolen in the late today the original brick masonry remains exposed. Drayton Hall is located in Charleston, SC and is the oldest preserved plantation open to the public in America.

What Could Be Prettier? A Sprigged Gown | At the Sign of the Golden Scissors

An embroidered lawn robe l'Anglaise, circa delicately embroidered in chain stitch with stripes and sprigs of pinks, convolvulus, dog roses, honeysuckle. Chain work is probably tambour stitch which was becoming popular at this time.

Inside Drayton Hall Plantation, Charleston, SC 1938

SC, Charleston, Drayton Hall - built It presents a full interpretation of the historic plantation economy as exemplified by the Draytons, both white and black. African slaves and free blacks created the Gullah culture of the Lowcountry.

The tall ship HMS Bounty. my best friends were married on this vessal, my now gone from us friend Linda Bernard was a chef a season with Ted Turner

coleoftheforest: “ John Drayton (architect unknown). Drayton Hall, c. 1750. The west elevation. Ph.: George LaGrange Cook, c. 1890. The twin outbuildings (laundry and kitchen) have not survived. ”

Drayton Hall, c. The west elevation.: George LaGrange Cook, c. The twin outbuildings (laundry and kitchen) have not survived.

Sarah Campbell. She is the inspiration for Arabella Westbury, the heroine of "A Convenient Misfortune"

Sir Joshua Reynolds "Sarah Campbell" Oil on canvas Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut (USA)

The Miles Brewton House in Charleston. My inspiration for the Bennets' townhouse.

The Miles Brewton House in Charleston. My inspiration for the Bennets' townhouse.

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