Rotherwood Sources:

rotherwood1915Further reading and information on the Rotherwood Mansion and its history:


Bachman, Rev. L. Lynn. “Sketch of Rotherwood: Extracts from a copy of a letter written by the late REV. L. LYNN BACHMAN”, n.d.

Heiskell, Joseph Brown. “Reports of Cases Relating to Revenue Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee”. Jones, Purvis, 1874. Available:

Mechem, Allison. “Rotherwood Mansion Watched City Grow up Around Property.” Kingsport Times-News (n.d.).

Netherland, Frank P. A History of Ross Silk Factory and Other Events of Rotherwood, Tennessee. vols. East Tennessee Printing Company, 1988.

Ross, Frederick Augustus. Autobiography of Rev. F.A. Ross, D.D.: In Letters to a Lady of Knoxville, Tennessee. vols. Frederick Augustus Ross, n.d.

Stallard, Kenny. “Rotherwood Mansion”. Old Kingsport, n.d. Available: whitetwp/rotherwood_mansion.htm.

Thay, Edrick. Ghost Stories of the Old South. vols. Lone Pine Publishing International Inc., 2003.

Torbett, G. C. “Acts of the State of Tennessee Passed at the General Assembly”, 1856. Available:

“Cold Spots: Rotherwood Mansion”. Dread Central, n.d. Available:

“Famous Rotherwood Is Veiled In Romantic History.” Kingsport Times-News (n.d.).

“Rotherwood Mansion.” Real Haunts (n.d.). Available:

“The History of Rotherwood: A Master-Slave Mentality” (2008). Available:

“Thomas Hope”. Wikipedia, n.d. Available:

“Will of Joshua Phipps”. Hawkins County Genealogy & History, n.d. Available:


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