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Fort Hill Plantation, Clemson

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Fort Hill, also known as the John C. Calhoun Mansion and Library, is a National Historic Landmark on the Clemson University campus in Clemson, South Carolina. The house is significant as the home from 1825-50 of John C. Calhoun, a leading national politician of the period, and is now a museum and library maintained in his memory.
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  • Fort Hill was the home of John C. Calhoun, one of the pre-eminent 19th century statesmen, from 1826 to his death in 1850. Calhoun was a U.S. Senator and U.S. Representative from South Carolina and led...  more »
  • Wonderful tour of the house where the 7th Vice President of the US, John Calhoun, lived. Family portraits and personal effects are displayed throughout the house.  more »
  • This home of John C. Calhoun features a particularly knowledgeable interpreter, who gave us a lot of time and energy. Much of what is in the home belonged to the family going back to the 1700s. Wouldn...  more »
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  • The rumors are true. If you don't visit here you won't receive your superpower from the President when you shake hands at graduation.
  • Great history from people who created this nation.