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Sabine Hill Guided Tour – Featuring Early American Mourning Traditions

Wed., October 4, 1:00 pm

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Join Museum Curator Chad Bogart for a guided tour of this stately home built by Mary Patton Taylor, widow of Brigadier General Nathaniel Taylor. The site has been described as one of the finest examples of Federal architecture in the State of Tennessee. Take in the colorful and architecturally detailed interior while learning about the influential Taylor family who called Sabine Hill home in the early 19th century.

As an added feature, the house will contain exhibits on early American death and mourning traditions. Learn about the clothing, foods, occupations, superstitions and rituals associated with death and funerary traditions in the 18th and early 19th centuries. Please note, only portable toilet facilities are available at this time. Accessibility to the home includes steps and an interior staircase.


Cost: Adults – $10.00; Seniors: 65 & up, Veterans, & Active Duty – $8.00; Ages 17 & under – $5.00

Tax included

Max: 12 per tour

Registration Required


Wed., October 4
1:00 pm
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
1651 W. Elk Ave.
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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