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The Phipps Come to Rotherwood

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

Rotherwood Begins with Ross

The history of Rotherwood goes back to the 1810s. For a long time, the area was called "Old Kingsport.

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

Princess Kahina of Scott County

Kahina was an African Princess who began life as the daughter of a powerful king. Warriors from a rival tribe discovered her walking far

Reverend Thrasher’s Ghost

Reverend George Thrasher lived less than 100 miles from the Moon household, in Botetourt County. His story is occasionally set in Buchanan County, but

The Oak Level Witch

In the early 1900s, a cabin sat near Stebbins, or what is now Oak Level, Virginia. It was known as "Aunt Tabby Anderson's Place.

No Greater Love

Life in early Appalachia wasn't always about outlaws and the thrill of blockading. It wasn't always gunfire and violence.

Roan Mountain’s Witch Gold

A poor Irish immigrant named Ardan came to America, just after the Revolutionary War. He found peace and tranquility in Roan Mountain.

An Everlasting Faint

The situation with John Gamble did not bode well for West Virginia cases that alleged paranormal involvement. Oddly enough, there was an unspoken change

The Ballad of Milly Wheatley

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