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Elizabethton in Carter County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sabine Hill

 
 
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Photographed By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
1. Sabine Hill Marker
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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 1A 15.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabethton TN 37643, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Sabine Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Restoration of Sabine Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Taylor Family (about
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Photographed By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
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300 feet away); Uncovering the Past (about 300 feet away); Buffalo Creek (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Watauga Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Monument to the Patriots (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mary Patton's Powder Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethton.
 
Also see . . .  Nathaniel Green Taylor at Taylor Cemetery, Elizabethton, Tennessee. Nathaniel and his wife Mary "Polly" rest in the Taylor Cemetery. (Submitted on July 25, 2021.) 
 
Sabine Hill (1818) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
3. Sabine Hill (1818)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,377 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   3. submitted on August 23, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
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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Aug. 8, 2022