Drayton Hall / Drayton Family

Drayton Hall / Drayton Family (HM8ZN)

Location: Charleston, SC 29414 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 51.88', W 80° 4.967'

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Drayton Hall
Seat of the Drayton family forseven generations, this landwas acquired in 1738 byJohn Drayton (c. 1759~1779)as the center of his extensiveindigo and rice planting ventures.One of the finest examples of Georgian Palladian architecturein America, this is the only surviving colonial plantationhouse on the Ashley River.

Drayton Family
This distinguished South Carolina familyincluded among its membersWilliam Henry Drayton (1742-1779),Revolutionary War patriot, chiefjustice of South Carolina, memberof Continental Congress; Dr.Charles Drayton (1767-1822), governorof South Carolina 1800-1802,1808-1812.
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HM NumberHM8ZN
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
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Marker Number10-14
Year Placed1984
Placed ByNational Trust for Historic Preservation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 3:44pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 585814 N 3636656
Decimal Degrees32.86466667, -80.08278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 51.88', W 80° 4.967'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 51' 52.80" N, 80° 4' 58.02" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3464 Ashley River Rd, Charleston SC 29414, US
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