County Life, Cultural Objects
Willis High School Doorstop
PeopleMaker/Creator: Maureen Branscome Dalton
- Diameter: 7 inches
Detailed painting of Willis High School (1917-1962) on a rounded “river jack” stone.
Essie Maureen Branscome Dalton (1949-2007) was the daughter of John Cody and Irmyl Branscome of Indian Valley. She was an artist who was best known for her paintings on rocks. She created a number of paperweights and larger rock paintings, often of familiar county scenes or family homeplaces.