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Great Colonial Architecture

When visiting the Clemson University campus do not miss the Hanover House which sits next to the... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2015
Henry R
Alexandria, Louisiana

The young gentleman who showed us on the tour was exceptionally polite and engaging. For you... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The young gentleman who showed us on the tour was exceptionally polite and engaging. For you history buffs, it is well worht you time. PS: pick a day when the weather is nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful historic property in Clemson’s botanical gardens! Lots of grounds to see and interesting to exhibits to explore. Our tour guide Ethan was exceptional and shared a host of interesting facts and history to complement our visit to the property. Must visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Josh M
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The house is only open for limited hours on Saturdays and Sundays. It's close to the visitor center of the Botanical Gardens. IF you cant get in, there's not much to see although you can read about the interesting history of the house.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We had gone to Ft. Hill and there, were told Hanover House would be open at 2pm. Despite having been told this by people who work there and the website which showed the same, it opens only on Saturday and Sunday. While I understand people...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank teridGA
Reviewed 29 May 2018

If you are near Clemson's campus/the botanical gardens do yourself a favor and stop to see this gorgeous and well preserved Colonial homestead. It's been moved from its original location but it has been meticulously preserved. I visited in March 2018 and the docent that...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

This Dutch Colonial home was saved from the new reservoir in Berkley county. Brought to Clemson then moved again to this tranquil setting at the Botanical Gardens, this is a glimpse of the past & our progenitor's ingenuity. Beautiful design, a must see!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Scott K
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

If you are in the Botanical Gardens be sure and see the Hanover House. This house was built in Berkeley County in the 1700s and moved to Clemson when it's original site was flooded buy the construction of the Santee lakes. It was moved a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 3 January 2015

When visiting the Clemson University campus do not miss the Hanover House which sits next to the gardens on the edge of campus. The home was built by Huguenots in 1716 and moved to Clemson and moved again to its current location. The architecture is...More

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank Henry R
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