I've been collecting photographs of the many, many weather vanes in the Nutfield area (Derry and Londonderry, New Hampshire). Last week I started a new meme at my blog called "Weathervane Wednesday" to feature some of this photography. If you want a challenge, I'll post the locations at the bottom of the page so you can scroll down far enough to see the photo, but not the location, and try to guess where you may have seen these lovely weathervanes.
Weathervanes are a form of folk art now featured in fine art museum such as Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, and at the Currier Gallery Museum in Manchester, New Hampshire. Prices for weather vanes have risen dramatically at recent auctions, and many have become victims of theft and vandalism. By appreciating their beauty and history, perhaps we can preserve the weather vanes of New Hampshire.
On August 31st I blogged about a farm with two tractor weathervanes on its barns, and today I have another 2 for 1 deal. These are photographs of two animal weather vanes at one farm. A horse on the barn and a duck on the house. Can you guess the location of weather vanes #6 and #7?
These photos were taken at Fieldstone Farm on Litchfield Road in Londonderry, New Hampshire.
Copyright 2011, Heather Wilkinson Rojo