Clemson University

Fort Hill

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.

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

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

Recent Events

Legacy Day


Recent Activity

Edna Culbertson

Edna Culbertson left a review 11/4/2016

It would have been great if they had not ran out of refreshments; I was looking forwards to getting a candy apple.

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!