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Richard McClintock’s Historic Models

05. MAY, 2015 0 COMMENTS

A love of electric trains inspired Richard McClintock to take up making scale models of Virginia’s historic buildings. 327 more words


Harbingers of Summer

Some mornings it’s impossible to drive straight down the lane to the Menokin Visitors Center. Today was one of those. So many little signs of the transition from spring to summer were waving me down to take their picture. 46 more words


Whippoorwill or Whippoorwon't?

Over 20 years ago, my husband I moved to his family home in rural Essex County, VA.  The old house was sorely lacking most modern conveniences, one of those being air conditioning. 332 more words


Insect ID - Anyone Know What This Is?

UPDATE – We have a species ID from a Facebook friend, Trace McCauley. Visit our Facebook Page for the reveal. And give us a like while you’re there. 30 more words


Finding Beauty on a Rainy Day

Those of you with a camera constantly in your hand (or within easy grabbing distance) will appreciate the desire to find something beautiful in the most cliched of circumstances. 7 more words


Audubon Club Members Survey Birds at Menokin

Armed with binoculars and embraced by some rare nice weather, members of the local Audubon Society chapter met with Alice at Menokin on April 3rd. 251 more words


Queen Truss - Alice Talks About Architecture

Menokin’s Education Coordinator, Alice French, has prepared a video lesson about architecture. In this episode she talks about roof framing and the purpose for a queen truss. 32 more words