Drayton Hall Plantation

George McDanile spoke about Drayton Hall plantation, the changing fortunes of the Drayton family after the Civil War, and the philosophy of… read more

George McDanile spoke about Drayton Hall plantation, the changing fortunes of the Drayton family after the Civil War, and the philosophy of restoring the plantation as a time line rather than a time capsule. He also spoke about the slaves whose work and made the plantation profitable. Descendants of some of those slaves also spoke about their heritage.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2011 LCV Cities Tour” in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 27-July 1 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local cable affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Drayton Hall Plantation

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Program ID:
300452-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Jul 30, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 7, 2011

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  • Jul 30, 2011 | 5:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2011 | 4:47am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 06, 2011 | 5:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 4:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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