Sabine Hill Tours will feature exhibits on death and mourning traditions
Published 4:35 pm Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Tours will be conducted Sept. 13 from 1 to 2 p.m. of the Sabine Hill Historic Site, 2328 West G St.
The tours will be led by Museum Curator Chad Bogart. Sabine Hill is the 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 in September and October, 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.
Accessibility to the home includes steps and an interior staircase.
The cost of the tours are $5 for ages 17 and under; $8 for seniors 65 and up; $8 for veterans and active duty; and $10 for adults
Tours of the site will also be conducted Sept. 20 and Sept. 27.