As with many uncommon houses, Marble Hall inevitably gained an uncommon history. A wealthy farmer named John Brown purchased the home after Rice's debtors
Marble Hall was constructed in 1846. The date was chiseled atop one of the marble drains.
There is a site off Highway 11-W, just a few miles outside of Rogersville, Tennessee, that has been virtually forgotten. The obscurity, however, does
As is typical, the facts win in the story of Rotherwood. The structure has witnessed death, war, poverty, desperation, marauding soldiers, and it was
The Rotherwood Bridge has seen several incarnations, but one fact is true of them all: every crossing sees more action than perhaps any other
In December 1864, Stoneman's Raid into Southwest Virginia was an effort to cripple the northern portion of the Confederacy. The raid went from Bean
An old elm once stood near the location of the original Rotherwood house. The tree was legendary until its death in the 1940s.
Rotherwood ownership is sketchy for a time. There was one mention in 1902, when newspapers reported Henry Feagins died at Johns Hopkins hospital in