The Netherland Inn located in Kingsport, TN is another must-see historic site in the vicinity of Amis Mill. It is on the Appalachian Ghost Walks Tour of historic sites because it is said to be very haunted. Established in 1818 as a stagecoach inn, it hosted many famous people including Presidents Andrew Jackson, Andrew Johnson and James Polk.
Walking in the footsteps of an ancestor more than 200 years later stirs imaginings of their daily life. Moving from room to room or walking the grounds of the home, you are aware of walking the same steps they took so long ago. Images appear in your mind. How did they look? What were they doing? Descendants of Thomas Amis have had […]
Amis Mill Gift Cards are a great way to share the Amis experience with others this holiday season. The view from the Eatery overlooking the historic ruins of the old mill and Big Creek Dam is spectacular! Order online Gift Cards in denominations of $30, $60, or $100, or pick them up at the Eatery.
November 1 & 2, 2014 is the Battle of Big Creek Civil War Reenactment at Rogersville, TN. It’s a great family outing for this time of year. While you’re in the area, come see us at Amis Mill Eatery with lots of southern hospitality and great food!
History is alive and well at Amis Mill in more ways than one. The Thomas Amis House and ruins of the old gristmill remain, but the pre-Civil War “Sensabaugh Barn” has been incorporated into building additions on-site. Salvage from the barn was given new life as siding for the most recent structures, with the […]