As we moved toward Imperial Rome, our effort to connect our history study to architecture looked upward beyond columns to domes. The classic Augustus Caesar’s World by Genevieve Foster describes the construction of the original Pantheon in Rome by Caesar’s … Continue reading The Grandeur that is Dome…
In my recent post Connecting Architecture to History, I described how we chose to include a regular study of Architecture in our homeschool. Because we were studying Classical Greece, when I decided to pursue this idea, we started with columns! … Continue reading Architecture Scavenger Hunt!
Having grown up in various regions of the Old Dominion I’ve been surrounded by Classical Architecture all my life. From the capital city of Richmond, the outskirts of Washington D.C., the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge, to the Chesapeake Bay … Continue reading Connecting Architecture to History
For a time my family lived in Northern Virginia just 5 minutes from Mount Vernon Plantation. I graduated from Mt. Vernon High School! My friends and I would often use the far reaches of the plantation’s parking lot as a … Continue reading Stopping by Mount Vernon Plantation