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 Station, Tennessee, all the way in to Saltville, Virginia.
[This “folklore” has been gathered from many sources across the internet over a number of years.] The Rotherwood Mansion, located beside the Netherland Inn Road, is believed to be home to many spirits.
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 such accolades as Richmond’s “largest boarding house” and “best furnished boarding house.