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Step Back in Time

Step back in time to see some real Clemson history without having to sit thru a semester class and... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2019
Fort Hill Plantation

John C Calhoun mansion makes a great stop at Clemson University. Having the curator give you a... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Greenville, South Carolina
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Fort Hill Street and Calhoun Drive, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

Step back in time to see some real Clemson history without having to sit thru a semester class and exam.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

John C Calhoun mansion makes a great stop at Clemson University. Having the curator give you a tour makes the stop even more meaningful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kchorb
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Excellent experience. The young lady who took us on the tour was very knowledgeable, extremely polite and engaging. Well worth the time for history buffs.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent tour of this property by Mari, the Curator of Education and Interpretation. There are many interesting artifacts, exhibits, and furnishings to see. A must do if you are in Clemson!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Josh M
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The thing that always amazes me is the scale of the residences and the size of the rooms. You feel like a giant going through many of the historic homesteads. Well preserved. Good interpitors. Centrally located on Clemson campus. Limited parking.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tim H
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This house is very hard to find using GPS. It is also not particularly well marked. There is signage to get to the general area. You have to really watch out to find it. We drove around a bit before stumbling upon it. Visitor parking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Well kept home of Clemson founding family with great furnishing and interesting boards highlighting history of family, house and college

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Visit Fort Hill to learn more about the history of how Clemson University came to be founded. The house has many original furnishings and artifacts from the Calhoun and Clemson families

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jjmp
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

A glimpse of a by gone time. Lots of things to look at. Political/ military favorite son of South Carolina. Founder of Clemson univ.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dahost
Reviewed 19 June 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank teridGA
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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.