While many in the U.S. take a holiday this week, here’s a little photographic history for you. This cannon is located at Mabry Mill near Meadows of Dan, Virginia, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. (“Meadows of Dan” is actually the name of the community there, and it’s apparently named for the Dan River nearby. There’s also a town named Danville not too far away, so presumably Dan was fairly important around that area a long time ago, although I couldn’t tell you who he may have been.)
This print, as well as the “Mabry Mill (Sepia)” classic shot of the waterwheel and pond, is now available via Society6. Another shot from the area (“Cabin Window (Sepia)” is also available through the “Mail Order” link under “Purchase” on the menu bar above. I’ll get that one posted and added to the Society6 catalog within the next few days. The three are all sepia-toned and make a nice grouping to frame together. They’ll look great at home, in the office, in a classroom – pretty much anywhere you’d like a bit of history.