“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Elizabethton in Carter County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Sabine Hill

Sabine Hill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
1. Sabine Hill Marker
Inscription. Built about 1818 by Mary (“Polly”) Patton Taylor, widow of Gen. Nathaniel Taylor, of the War of 1812. Both are buried in the cemetery nearby. Among their great-grandsons were Governors Alfred A. and Robert L. Taylor, of Tennessee, and Nathaniel Harris, of Georgia.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1 A 15.)
Location. 36° 19.609′ N, 82° 16.198′ W. Marker is in Elizabethton, Tennessee, in Carter County. Marker is on New Elizabethton Highway (Tennessee Route 67) 0.3 miles north of Buck Van Huss Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabethton TN 37643, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cedar Grove Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sycamore Shoals of the Watauga (approx. 1.6 miles away); Watauga Purchase (approx. 1.6 miles away); Watauga Fort (approx. 1.6 miles away); Transylvania Purchase (approx. 1.6 miles away); Dungan’s Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Carter County / Washington County (approx. 2.5 miles away); Green Hill Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elizabethton.
Also see . . .
Wide view of the Sabine Hill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
2. Wide view of the Sabine Hill Marker What's next for Sabine Hill?. Thousands pass by Sabine Hill every day, but few have been inside one of the region’s oldest homes.
The State of Tennessee hopes to change that.
(Submitted on August 23, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
Categories. Notable Buildings
Sabine Hill (1818) Photo, Click for full size
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
3. Sabine Hill (1818)
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 920 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the graves of Mary (“Polly”) Patton Taylor and Nathaniel Taylor • Can you help?
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