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

Legacy Day

Legacy Day 11/4 2pm

This event will feature tours of historic Fort Hill and a scavenger hunt through the homeplace. Free food and t-shirts! Copies of Mr. and Mrs. Clemsons'...

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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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Getting Here

    Parking Information

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