Fort Hill

520 Fort Hill St., Clemson, SC 29634, USA

Fort Hill was the home of John C. Calhoun, South Carolina’s pre-eminent 19th century statesman, from 1825 until his death in 1850. The antebellum plantation home, office and kitchen are furnished mostly with family artifacts.

Place Type

Historical Property


Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4:30 p.m. Sunday 2 to 4:30 p.m. Closed University holidays.


Upcoming Events

Kickoff for Tigers Always Conservation Week

Kickoff for Tigers Always Conservation Week 3pm 9/23

The kickoff for Tigers Always Conservation Week begins at Fort Hill where 14 students will carry flags representing Clemson and the 13 tiger range nations to...

Recent Events

Legacy Day 11/22/2013

Recent Activity

Pablo Unda

Pablo Unda left a positive review 11/20/2013

I had fun visiting and learning about the history of Fort Hill. Thank you for organizing and providing this opportunity.

Angela Wiggins

Angela Wiggins left a positive review 11/13/2013

This was truly a great event and I was honored to enjoy the outing on a brisk but always beautiful day in Clemson!

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Angela Wiggins

Getting Here

    Parking Information

  • Visitor parking passes are available at the University Visitors Center located on Alumni Circle. Handicapped parking is available.