are whimsical, wind-driven expressions of American folk art that first appeared in this country nearly 200 years ago. Traditional designs depict common characters and activities of early American rural life, from farmers milking cows
to lumbermen chopping wood
. Here are some highlights of the ninth annual Whirligig & Weathervane Festival
in Shelburne Nova Scotia, September 2008. [more inside]
From windmills to whirligigs...
Please step lightly. It's an old site and I'd hate to see it overwhelmed. I love it and I thought you might like it too. Gently, please, gently.