John Vestal was an ex-Confederate soldier in Bristol. Vestal had a vision that he was going to die on September 3, 1911.
William Wheatley and his wife rode to a religious service at neighbor's house in 1819. The Rye Cove area of Scott County still wasn’t
The term, “white liver,” has recently found its way into Appalachian discussions. According to legend, if a woman has the dreaded white liver, her
The Moon Ghost is a name given to a series of bizarre incidents that took place in the home of Schulyer Moon, of Fluvanna
The Ripley and Sutherland families of Hawkins County, Tennessee, were much like the Capulet and Montague families in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Sadly, the
Rotherwood ownership is sketchy for a time. There was one mention in 1902, when newspapers reported Henry Feagins died at Johns Hopkins hospital in
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.