Clemson South Carolina
Fort Hill was the home of John C. Calhoun, South Carolina's 19th century statesman, from 1825 until his death in 1850. The antebellum plantation home, office and kitchen are furnished mostly with family artifacts.
John Caldwell Calhoun's national political career spanned 40 years from 1810-1850. His service in the national government included: United States representative; secretary of war to President James Monroe; vice president to President John Quincy Adams; vice president to President Andrew Jackson; United States senator; and secretary of state to President John Tyler.
Thomas Green Clemson, Calhoun's son-in-law and founder of the University, envisioned "the preservation of the home of the illustrious man who spent his life in the public service of his country." Thomas Clemson willed that Fort Hill "shall always be open for the inspection of visitors."
Other History nearby:
(Helen) Charlemagne's Kingdom
(Westminster) England's General Merchandise Museum
(Clemson) Fort Hill
(Gainesville) Georgia Mountains History Museum
(Easley) Golden Creek Mill
07/15 Coming to The Clemson area
Taste of Toccoa Toccoa GA April5 Northeast Georgia's premier dining event, A Taste of Toccoa features sample-sized portions of the most popular dishes from Toccoa's best restaurants and caterers. Garnish with live music, entertainment, shopping, and activities, and you have a fun-filled event the whole family will enjoy.
Madison Fest Madison GA April37 Madison Fest features solutions for living a considered and ""greener"" life. This daylong festival takes place on the last Saturday of April each year.
Inman Park Spring Festival Atlanta GA April27-28 During the last weekend in April each year, Inman Park proudly presents a neighborhood festival widely regarded as Atlanta's most spirited and eclectic. Highlights include: Atlanta's biggest Street Market, A juried Arts and Crafts Show, The city's quirkiest and most colorful Parade, The Tour of Homes, Live music, A Dance Festival, Children's Activities, Food and beverages.
Sacred Heart Garden Festival Augusta GA April26-28 Historic Sacred Heart Cultural Center in downtown Augusta, GA will be the focus for classic southern gardening during its annual garden festival. Join us as we celebrate the advent of spring and raise funds to support the magnificent sacred heart cultural center.
Powers' Festival Newnan GA April27-28 Powers Festival supplies the best arts, crafts, food, fun, and entertainment.
Celebrate Clayton Clayton GA April27-28 Celebrate Clayton is an Arts, Music, Crafts and Gardening event for all ages, with mouth-watering food and a super kids program. Set in the spectacular North Georgia Mountains Celebrate Clayton is held annually the last weekend in April.