Fort Hill

Fort Hill (HMYLV)

Location: Clemson, SC 29634 Pickens County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 40.7', W 82° 50.35'

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The Beginning of a Legacy

Fort Hill plantation, home of John C. Calhoun and later Thomas Green Clemson, enjoys a rich history with Clemson University, the state of South Carolina and the United States.

John C. Calhoun, former U.S. House of Representative and Secretary of war, served as U.S. Vice President from 1825-1832. He later served as a U.S. Senator and Secretary of State.

John C. Calhoun married Floride Bonneau Calhoun in 1811 and their daughter Anna Maria Calhoun married Thomas Green Clemson in 1838. Following John C. Calhoun's death in 1850, Clemson, a diplomat to Belgium and the first acting U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, controlled and managed the plantation until his death in 1888.
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HM NumberHMYLV
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: South Carolina Heritage Corridor series
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Placed BySouth Carolina National Heritage Corridor
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:37pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 331508 N 3838911
Decimal Degrees34.67833333, -82.83916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 40.7', W 82° 50.35'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 40' 42.00" N, 82° 50' 21.00" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 901-905 Fort Hill St, Clemson SC 29634, US
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