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Battle of Seneca Old Town/Fort Rutledge

Battle of Seneca Old Town/Fort Rutledge

The Upcountry & Lake Hartwell Country

The Upcountry & Lake Hartwell Country

On the campus of Clemson University is the site of Seneca Old Town where a 1776 battle between American forces led by General Andrew Williamson and the Cherokees who were supporters of the British. The Patriots erected Fort Rutledge on the site of Seneca. Today Clemson's Tillman Hall stands on the site of Fort Rutledge.