Weather Vanes for Style and Function

Designed to indicate the direction of the wind, weather vanes have been around in some form since 48B.C. when the first “Tower of the Winds” was constructed by the Greek astronomer, Andronicus or Cyrrhus. Churches have often been associated with weather vanes because in about the 9Th Century the Pope decreed that churches should show a cockerel as a reminder of Jesus’ prophecy that the cock would not crow the morning after the Last Supper until Peter had denounced Jesus three times.

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Weather Vanes for Style and Function