“Timber Tree” is a folksy name for a relatively isolated road that bridges the Gate City/Bristol Highway, in Virginia, with Bloomingdale in Kingsport, Tennessee. Few were as notorious as the Powell sisters of Scott County, Virginia.
One of the most notable forgotten plantations in North Carolina was the Carroll Morrison plantation. Some accounts place the ancient estate 25 miles north of Fayetteville, while others say it was 13 miles south.
The legend of the Travers Ghost hails from Bardstown, in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. The old “Ross Cabin,” was the scene of many paranormal events and home to countless families who tried to live there.
The ruins of a magnificent stone house once stood high atop a bluff in the North Carolina pine forests, alongside the Cape Fear River. The decaying castle had two ghosts, that of an older English gentleman, the other was a beautiful young lady.
As is typical, the facts win in the story of Rotherwood. The structure has witnessed death, war, poverty, desperation, marauding soldiers, and it was nearly lost to the elements and the ravages of time.