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Near Minor Hill in Giles County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Noblit-Lytle House

ca. 1840 - 1950

 
 
Noblit-Lytle House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 19, 2013
1. Noblit-Lytle House Marker
Inscription. Thomas H. Noblit (1812-1899), who served the community as justice of the peace, doctor, merchant, and farmer, built this log dogtrot farmhouse in the 1840s. The Civil War battle at Sugar Creek occurred nearby in December 1864. In the 1890s, his son-in-law, William Franklin "Will" Lytle (1858-1942), renovated the house in the Queen Anne style. Will's daughter, Mary Will Lytle (1897-1990), was among Tennessee's first women dentists.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F 47.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 1.593′ N, 87° 12.54′ W. Marker was near Minor Hill, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker was on Sugar Creek Road one mile west of Minor Hill Highway (Tennessee Route 11), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Minor Hill TN 38473, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Retreat at Sugar Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Sugar Creek Engagement (approx. 1.4 miles away); Sam Davis Capture Site (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sam Davis
Noblit-Lytle House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 19, 2013
2. Noblit-Lytle House Marker
looking east on Sugar Creek Rd
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Minor Hill War Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery (approx. 6.4 miles away in Alabama); Sim Corder/Harrison Mill (approx. 7.6 miles away in Alabama); Hugh Pate Harris (approx. 8 miles away in Alabama). Click for a list of all markers in Minor Hill.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesScience & MedicineSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Noblit-Lytle House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 19, 2013
3. Noblit-Lytle House Marker
view of marker and the house
Noblit-Lytle House image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 19, 2013
4. Noblit-Lytle House
Noblit-Lytle House image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 19, 2013
5. Noblit-Lytle House
Thomas H Noblit grave image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 19, 2013
6. Thomas H Noblit grave
Noblit Cemetery, established in 1860, is adjacent to/just northwest of the house. Note that the death date for Thomas Noblit is different between the marker and his headstone.
W.F. Lytle grave image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 19, 2013
7. W.F. Lytle grave
Noblit Cemetery, established in 1860, is adjacent to/just northwest of the house.
Noblit Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 19, 2013
8. Noblit Cemetery
Noblit Cemetery, established in 1860, is adjacent to/just northwest of the house.
Noblit-Lytle House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 14, 2014
9. Noblit-Lytle House Marker
Marker is missing and was located just to the right of this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 88 times this year. Last updated on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   9. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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