The last stop on our Attractions No One But Alice Wants To See Tour Of Virginia is the Natural Bridge Wax Museum and Factory tour. This amused me to no end because of the randomness of the scenes. It's part history lesson, part proselytizing mission, part artisan showcase, and entertainment for the kids... all rolled into one.

The first scene we encountered was The Garden of Eden as it would have looked if it were in Southern Virginia.

The Garden of Eden

The natural wonders and beauty of the surrounding Virginia countryside brings to mind another wondrous creation that dates back many centuries... The Garden of Eden.

And God said, "Let us make man in our image, after our likeness and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the Earth."

I never realized this before, but the King James Version of the Bible seems to have a definite slant toward cattlemen.

Here we are in the Hall of Presidents. Don't recognize this guy?

Why it's Bill Clinton, of course.

Here's a scene you may not remember from social studies class in Junior High School:

In the tavern, sits Thomas Jefferson, Betsey Ross, George Washington, William McKinley, Benjamin Franklin, and Warren G. Harding all raising a pint together while their bodyguard, Spiderman, awaits at the ready.

The touching portion of the tour was when we were taught about Christ's life from the Last Supper to the Crucifixion -- while Leonardo DaVinci stood by the side with a paintbrush in hand ready to capture the moment.

If you were wondering how God created man in his image, here's one hypothesis: