If you took dance lessons “back in the day”, chances are your first teacher was Frances Hemeter. She also choreographed the “Perkettes” for many years.
Ellen Batson (1924-2000) was known for her gentle spirit, love of community, and her art. Some among us are honored to have one of her magnolias. This one was a wedding gift in 1989 to a local Wiggins girl.
Her pointillism prints are available for sale at The Old Firehouse Museum. From a series known as “Bits of Stone”, there are scenes of many of the county’s iconic structures. She would be pleased to know her work is now being shared with another generation.