The Rev. Robert Parson Rose owned thousands of acres of land in what are now Amherst and Nelson Counties, including the Roseland area. People spoke of this area as Rose’s land and when the first post office was established it was called Roseland. In the early years of the 20th century there was little in … Read more


The small hamlet of Montebello, was once known as Statonsville. Descendants from English, German, Irish and Scottish. They built primitive schools and churches in neighboring hills. Today, only Mount Paran Church, serves most of the community. The major attractions are the Fish Hatchery and the Crabtree Falls.