Tracing Rotherwood's ownership is a formidable task, but it's possible to create a general outline. Ross sold the property to the Phipps family in
The history of Rotherwood goes back to the 1810s. For a long time, the area was called "Old Kingsport.
[This "folklore" has been gathered from many sources across the internet over a number of years.] The Rotherwood Mansion, located beside the Netherland Inn
Rotherwood is a legendary home in Hawkins County, Tennessee. It's known as a true plantation house, one of the last remaining structures of its
Bradley Casteel was Big Stone Gap native who'd fallen on hard times in Norfolk, Virginia. He was working in a prison camp on charges
Kahina was an African Princess who began life as the daughter of a powerful king. Warriors from a rival tribe discovered her walking far
Oliver Vermillion was a wealthy man in the 1820s. He lived in the Thompson's Ford area of Nicklesville, Virginia.
This historic practice goes by many names: Bier's Test, Bier-Right, Trial by Touch, Ordeal of Blood, Blood-test, Covenanting by Blood, and many others that