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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  • 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 mans...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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.  more »
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  • Beautiful historic home (it’s on the national register!) right smack in the middle of campus.
  • Very nice historic site.
  • 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.
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