118 Interstate Blvd.
Anderson, SC 29621
Phone: (864) 622-1200
Fax: (864) 622-1202
This grandiose summer home sits along the aptly named History Lane in the town of Pendleton, about 15-minutes outside of Clemson University. It's a historic, four-story clapboard house fashioned in Neoclassical style. Charles Cotesworth Pinckney built the house around 1830, and though much of the original architectural foundations survive, it has undergone a number of ownership and structural changes since that time. The Pendleton Historic Foundation manages the property and the National Resister of Historic Places archived it in 1970. Don't forget to visit the sister house, Ashtabula on the other side of town for more history and architecture of the Antebellum south.
The region of Pendleton in Anderson County is most renowned for the Pendleton Historic District. The construction of the district was done mainly in the year 1789. It comprehensively encompasses a total land cover of 6,316 acres (2,556 hectares). Most of the structures prevalent in the district finely trace the Greek Revival style of architecture. The district has been registered on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1970.
Standing close to the Old Stone Church, this lush park is equipped with baseball field as well as a basketball court. There's picnic tables for families as well as a little play area for the kids.
Built in 1802, Old Stone Church is one of the oldest places of worship in the city. The humble stone building was constructed to replace a former log structure which was destroyed by fire. The church cemetery is also among the oldest burial places in the city, with some areas preadating the current church building.
Ashtabula is a historic home that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. This plantation house that was built in the 19th Century, and is now available for private and group tours as well as private events. Public tours run from April to October, but private tours can be scheduled year-round.
Clemson Park and Community Garden is a local community park located on the 114 Clemson Park Road. The park has a garden, play area and picnic unit.
This beautiful garden that covers more than 295-acres is located on the campus of Clemson University, about 45-minutes away from downtown Greenville. The garden features nature trails, pathways, ponds, streams, woodlands, all of which highlight the beauty of South Carolina's foliage. The Fran Hanson Discovery Center and the Bob Campbell Geology Museum are two exhibition places within the garden and the latter features more than 10,000 different items which include fossils, lapidary objects and archaic anthropological artifacts.
Established as the Wren House in 1998, the structure won awards for its unique design. Today, it is a part of the South Carolina Botanical Garden showcasing a fine selection of local artwork and providing information about the gardens.
John E. Walker Golf Course is one of the best university courses for golf in the country. Located on the 210 Madren Center Drive, it has 18-hole golf course with the 17th one being marked with a tiger paw logo of the university.
Clemson Area African American Museum traces the history and contributions of the African American community in the Greater Clemson Area. The museum is located within the Calhoun Bridge Center, and exhibits an extensive collection of historical artifacts. The museum also hosts regular educational and cultural programs.
Part of the Clemson University, Campbell Museum of Natural History showcases an exhaustive collection of animal and bird species. The facility also acts as a research resource for the university.
Clemson University is one of the top 50 public universities in the nation as well as a high-ranking research facility for science, engineering and technology. Besides stellar academics, the university's various athletic programs draw fans to Littlejohn Coliseum, Clemson Memorial Stadium and the Doug Kingsmore Stadium all-year. The school grounds contain the South Carolina Botanical Garden, the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, and Tillman Hall. Whether you're a prospective student or fan of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), the beautiful school grounds and numerous events on campus make the university worth a visit.