Webinar - Drayton Hall and the Civil War
Explore the Charleston, SC homes of John Drayton's final wife, Rebecca Perry Drayton.
Rebecca Perry Drayton (1759-1840) was the fourth wife of John Drayton (1715-1779) and was widowed during the American Revolution when she and John were fleeing the approaching British army. At the close of the war, she sold Drayton Hall to her stepson Charles Drayton and took up fulltime residence in downtown Charleston. Join Drayton Hall's curators for a virtual tour of Rebecca Perry Drayton's downtown homes and find out who she shared these spaces with as we explore her life after Drayton Hall.