CLEMSON – Archaeology students and faculty have returned to Fort Hill this summer to carefully brush away layers of dirt in hopes of revealing some of the long-buried stories of Clemson’s complicated past. Students have been meticulously digging into the lush green lawn between the “Shoebox” dorms and the historic Fort Hill property—which was home […]
Clemson University's Department of Historic Properties is one of 79 institutions in the United States selected to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program in 2019.
As Pickens County kicks off its sesquicentennial celebration, Hanover House at the South Carolina Botanical Garden at Clemson University is featuring an exhibit on how South Carolina came to be shaped the way it is.
Fort Hill, the home of John C. Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson at Clemson University, is one of 50 U.S. sites selected to participate in the Museum Assessment Program (MAP), which provides professional consultation to help improve its operations and better serve visitors.
Clemson University’s department of historic properties will host a free holiday open house at the 301-year-old Hanover House from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.
Clemson University’s Holtzendorff Hall received a 2017 South Carolina Historic Preservation Honor Award for the restoration of the Italian Renaissance-style building designed by professor Rudolf Lee.
Clemson University’s Historic Properties, along with the Andrew Pickens chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, are hosting a celebration of the porch restoration at the historic Hopewell Plantation at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20.
There would be no present without a past. There would be no Clemson Tigers, no “solid orange,” no academics, no graduates, no research and no buildings on the grounds of this university without Thomas Green Clemson and his wife Anna Calhoun Clemson. History is important because it defines our past, which, in turn, is tied […]
Clemson University Historic Properties recently enlisted the help of the university’s Anthropology Club to literally dig into the history of Clemson’s Hopewell House. Historic Properties is currently replacing the house’s rotting front porch, and Will Hiott, director of Historic Properties, saw this as the perfect opportunity to get more information on the history of the […]
The Hanover House is a living testament to the famed Clemson “determined spirit” – having defied all odds to still be standing.
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has donated $10,000 to the Clemson University Foundation for the Hopewell Plantation front porch restoration.
Descendants of some of the “founding families” in Pickens, Oconee and Anderson counties will gather at Clemson University this weekend to explore their roots.
We love a good list, so we decided to wrap up 2010 with a quick look back at Clemson’s biggest — and most popular — stories.