Tour the Historic Properties

FORT HILL

We would love for you to come visit Clemson’s beautiful historic properties that hold rich historical value for both our great University and the state of South Carolina. We offer individual and group tours for all ages as well as structured educational field trips.

For more specific tour information, please choose which historic home you'd like to know more about:

  • Tour Fort Hill

    hours

    Monday through Saturday — 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m.
    Sunday — 2 to 4:30 p.m.
    Closed University holidays
    Additional hours by appointment

    admission

    A suggested admission donation is $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens and $2 for children.
    School and group tours are given by reservation only. Please call 864-656-2475 to schedule a group tour.

    directions

    Fort Hill is located in Clemson, South Carolina, near the intersection of Fort Hill Street and Calhoun Drive in the center of the Clemson University campus. It is 11 miles from Interstate-85, two hours north of Atlanta and less than one hour south of Greenville, South Carolina. Click here for directions to Clemson.

    parking

    Visitor parking passes are available at the University Visitors Center located on Alumni Circle. Handicapped and some metered parking is available directly in front of the home on Fort Hill Street.

    contact us

    Phone: 864-656-2475
    E-mail: hisprop@clemson.edu

  • Tour Hanover House

    hours

    Saturday — 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m.
    Sunday — 2 to 4:30 p.m.
    Closed University holidays
    Additional hours by appointment

    admission

    A suggested admission donation is $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens and $2 for children.
    School and group tours are given by reservation only. Please call 864-656-2475 (or 864-656-2241 on the weekends) to schedule a group tour.

    directions

    Hanover House is located at 150 Garden Trail in Clemson, S.C., near the intersection of U.S. 76 and Silas N. Pearman Boulevard in the South Carolina Botanical Garden, on the east side of the Clemson University campus. It is 9 miles from Interstate-85, two hours north of Atlanta and less than one hour south of Greenville, South Carolina. Click here for directions to Clemson.

    parking

    Visitor parking on site is available adjacent to the Hanover House. Handicapped parking and space for bus and motor coach is also available.

    contact us

    Phone: 864-656-2475
    Fax: 864-656-1026
    E-mail: hisprop@clemson.edu

  • Tour Hopewell Plantation

    hours

    Hopewell is not regularly open for tours but is maintained by the Clemson Research Farms. The Clemson Experimental Forest manages the site of the treaties and opens it to the public from dawn to dusk. The cemetery site behind the Morgan Poultry Center is open by appointment only.

    directions

    From Clemson Boulevard, turn onto Old Stone Church Road. At the intersection of Old Cherry Road, turn left at the three-way stop. Travel half a mile and turn left onto West Queen Street, following the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) signs. Immediately past the railroad tracks at the Cherry Farm and DNR signs, turn right onto Hopewell Road. Follow the road to the end of the drive to view the S.C. National Heritage Corridor sign. Click here for directions to Clemson.