Sunset over the hills of Virginia …..
The slogan of Sunset Hills Vineyard, Virginia appropriately captured with a glass of red wine
Sunset Hills Vineyard offers spectacular mountain views, pastoral old-world style farm grounds, and a stunning Amish restored historic barn located in Loudoun County, Virginia.
Will be posting this week some sunset views from this location ….
Skyline Drive is a 105-mile road that runs the entire length of the Shenandoah National Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, generally along the ridge of the mountains.
It is spectacular in the Fall as leaves change color.
Shenandoah National Park extends along the Blue Ridge Mountains in the U.S. state of Virginia. The Skyline Drive runs its length, and a vast network of trails includes a section of the long-distance Appalachian Trail. Mostly forested, the park features wetlands, waterfalls and rocky peaks. Shenandoah is home to many bird species, plus deer, squirrels and the elusive black bear.
The Colonial Willamsburg features restored homes from the 1700’s ….
A lawyer, Revolutionary War militia officer, legal scholar, and judge, St. George Tucker brought three lots on Williamsburg’s Palace green from Edmund Randolph for £100 in 1788.
A simple two-story 18th-century white frame farmhouse nestled on 585 acres of lawn, garden, and woodlands, Bassett Hall once was the Williamsburg home of John D. Rockefeller Jr. and his wife Abby Aldrich Rockefeller.
The Colonial Williamsburg Courthouse was constructed from 1770 to 1771 in the Georgian style. The courthouse once housed two separate court systems, one being the James City County Court, responsible for carrying out county cases, and the other, the Hustings Court, responsible for the city cases. The courthouse was built with red bricks with white wooden trim-boards and long arched windows with white shutters.
Bruton Parish Church is located in the restored area of Colonial Williamsburg in Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. It was established in 1674 by the consolidation of two previous parishes in the Virginia Colony, and remains an active Episcopal parish.
Peyton Randolph House, also known as Randolph-Peachy House, is a home in Williamsburg, Virginia. It was the home of Peyton Randolph, first President of the Continental Congress. It is located within what is now known as Colonial Williamsburg.
The Governor’s Palace in Williamsburg, Virginia was the official residence of the Royal Governors of the Colony of Virginia. It was also a home for two of Virginia’s post-colonial governors, Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson, until the capital was moved to Richmond in 1780, and with it the Governor’s residence. The main house burned down in 1781, though the outbuildings survived for some time after.
The Governor’s Palace was reconstructed in the 1930s on its original site. It is one of the two largest buildings at Colonial Williamsburg, the other being the Capitol
The lights at blue hour at the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge, Yorktown, Virginia
The George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge, Yorktown, Virginia adds a nice foreground to the colors of the sunset sky
The fading light at sunset casts a glow not only on the clouds but also on the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge in Yorktown, Virginia …
A few photographers wait to photograph the sunset under the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge, Yorktown, Virginia. Unknown to them they are also being photographed!
The archway of the George P. Coleman Bridge, Yorktown, Virginia nicely frames a beautiful sunset sky …
Sunset and clouds over the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge over York River in Yorktown, Virginia