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Fort Hill Plantation

Fort Hill Street and Calhoun Drive, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
+1 864-656-2475
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Historical visit

Signage on the campus is severely lacking! We finally found the visitor's center (be prepared to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
teridGA
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Augusta, Georgia
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Best historical site in Clemson

Located in the heart of Clemson's campus, Fort Hill is a must stop for history lovers travelling... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
rglaze2018
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Austin, Texas
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Fort Hill Street and Calhoun Drive, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Signage on the campus is severely lacking! We finally found the visitor's center (be prepared to pay for parking), obtained a map and, from there, made the short walk over to Fort Hill. Gorgeous home with many pieces of original furnishings which were spectacular. We...More

Thank teridGA
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Located in the heart of Clemson's campus, Fort Hill is a must stop for history lovers travelling through the area. While some of the interior/furnishings are not from the original home, it is still a worthwhile visit. The interpretive text panels are well written and...More

Thank rglaze2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I have been to the Clemson campus many times but never realized there was a Mansion on the campus and so much history there. It is like stepping back in time. Alot of the furniture that is in the mansion is the original furniture. Our...More

Thank Jenette K
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

My family and I visited Fort Hill Plantation as 1 of our 'adventure day' stops. The house is beautiful inside and out. There are many family artifacts located within the house. Also, there is a chair located in the parlor that belonged to George Washington...More

Thank AMiller121
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

The mansion is the key to understand why Clemson exists today. Lovingly preserved it tells the story of the Clemson & Calhoun families. Conveniently located in the middle of the campus.

Thank Scott K
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We went last weekend during Fall Break at Clemson so crowds and parking were no problem. My wife and I love history and the chance to experience local history is something that can't be passed up. The Hostess was accommodating and a true Southern Belle,...More

Thank Sceptor2013
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Fort Hill Plantation is a worthwhile stop if your in Clemson. The lady who answered all our questions and gave us the history of the house was very knowledgeable and did a great job. We really enjoyed our time there.

Thank Jeff W
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

A small house relative to many of the low-country plantations, but those that manage Ft. Hill have been able to acquire an amazing amount of Calhoun and Clemson family artifacts. Every Carolinian should visit Ft. Hill and learn about two of their most amazing men,...More

Thank PalmettoRebel
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

We stopped in to get a better feel of the history of Clemson and this plantation. Inspired: the original condition of this beautiful home Atmosphere: historic home Parking: easy in the summer! Discovered: driving by Return: no

Thank 275GTS
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazing histroy lesson. Th house and grounds are so well preserved. Sits right in the middle of Clemson university on a hill with a beautiful view.

Thank melissan170
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Response from 275GTS | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Sunday and it was open on Saturday as well. Not sure of hours but I would think at least 10-4 would be safe.
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