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Abingdon’s Dry Killers

The Appalachian Druid Church

The term "Druid Church" is an archaic phrase used during the Nineteenth and early Twentieth Centuries. It referred to a common event in Appalachian

Chasing the Mysterious Clay-Eaters

There was a strange community in Nineteenth Century North Carolina, according to legend, who subsisted entirely on clay. The addiction was unlike any known

The Ghost of Marble Hall

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

The Rotherwood Bridge

The Rotherwood Bridge has seen several incarnations, but one fact is true of them all: every crossing sees more action than perhaps any other

The Rotherwood Elm

An old elm once stood near the location of the original Rotherwood house. The tree was legendary until its death in the 1940s.

Rotherwood after the Phipps

Rotherwood ownership is sketchy for a time. There was one mention in 1902, when newspapers reported Henry Feagins died at Johns Hopkins hospital in

Rotherwood’s Infamous Folklore

[This "folklore" has been gathered from many sources across the internet over a number of years.] The Rotherwood Mansion, located beside the Netherland Inn

Abijah Alley

Abijah Alley, of Eighteenth Century Scott County, is one of the most difficult individuals to locate information on. Alley left a fantastic legacy that

The Forgotten Mystery of the Franklin House

The Franklin House was also known as the Franklin Hotel, a structural staple in Richmond for around a century. The 100-room building was given