The Rotherwood Bridge has seen several incarnations, but one fact is true of them all: every crossing sees more action than perhaps any other
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
An old elm once stood near the location of the original Rotherwood house. The tree was legendary until its death in the 1940s.
Rotherwood ownership is sketchy for a time. There was one mention in 1902, when newspapers reported Henry Feagins died at Johns Hopkins hospital in
Smith was not the only one to suffer after he left Virginia. Jamestown became a veritable ghost town.