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Meet John and Janice McMahon

Your hosts and owners, John and Janice McMahon, are from Wisconsin and Minnesota.  They met in Ecuador where they served as Peace Corps volunteers.  They have lived overseas in Africa and Latin America for 25 years and travelled to many other countries.  John worked with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in agriculture, food security, and environment programs.  Janice taught at international schools including core subjects, computer science and worked as a librarian in the primary school in Mozambique.  John and Janice have lived and worked in Ecuador, Senegal, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire), Cameroon, Ethiopia, Mozambique, and the United States and have language ability in Spanish, French and Portuguese.  They have 3 children and 2 grandchildren.

Have a question?

email us at johnandjan@thornrosehousebandb.com

call John at 540-419-4588

call Janice at 540-395-6365

 

Directions

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From Northern Virginia- Total time about 2 hours

  1. 1. Take I-66 West to Front Royal
  2. 2. Take exit 1A on the left to merge onto I-81 South toward Roanoke 
  3. 3. In 75.3 miles take exit 225 onto Woodrow Wilson Parkway (VA-275) toward Staunton
  4. 4. In 1.5 miles turn left onto Commerce Road
  5. 5. Keep in the right lane and in 0.5 miles take a slight right turn onto North Augusta Street
  6. 6. In 2.6 miles turn right onto Churchville Avenue
  7. 7. In 0.3 miles turn left onto Thornrose Avenue taking care to yield to traffic from the right
  8. 8. In 0.2 miles the destination is on your left

For parking, pass Thornrose House, turn into the alley between Thornrose House and Grace Christian School and enter the lot on the left.

 

From Richmond- Total time about 2 hours

  1. 1. Take I-64 West to Staunton
  2. 2. In about 100 miles take exit 87 onto I-81 North toward Staunton, and Winchester (stay in the right lane – no need to merge)
    3. In 1 mile take exit 222 onto US-250 toward Staunton and Fishersville
  3. 4. In 0.2 miles turn right on Jefferson Hwy toward Staunton, Mary Baldwin College
  4. 5. In 2.4 miles turn right onto Greenville Ave
  5. 6. In 350 feet continue onto South Coalter Street
  6. 7. In 0.3 miles turn left onto Frederick Street
  7. 8. In 0.2 miles turn right onto North Augusta Street
  8. 9. In 0.4 miles turn left onto Churchville Avenue
  9. 10. In 0.3 miles turn left onto Thornrose Avenue taking care to yield to traffic from the right
  10. 11. In 0.2 miles the destination is on your left.

.For parking, pass Thornrose House, turn into the alley between Thornrose House and Grace Christian School and enter the lot on the left.

 

From Roanoke- Total time about 1 hour 40 minutes

  1. 1. Take I-81north to toward Staunton, and Winchester
    2. In about 78 miles take exit 222 onto US-250 toward Staunton and Fishersville
  2. 3. In 0.2 miles turn right on Jefferson Hwy toward Staunton, Mary Baldwin College
  3. 4. In 2.4 miles turn right onto Greenville Ave
  4. 5. In 350 feet continue onto South Coalter Street
  5. 6. In 0.3 miles turn left onto Frederick Street
  6. 7. In 0.2 miles turn right onto North Augusta Street
  7. 8. In 0.4 miles turn left onto Churchville Avenue
  8. 9. In 0.3 miles turn left onto Thornrose Avenue taking care to yield to traffic from the right
  9. 10. In 0.2 miles the destination is on your left.

For parking, pass Thornrose House, turn into the alley between Thornrose House and Grace Christian School and enter the lot on the left.

 

 

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