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'Max and Mim' exhibit spotlights two Brandon legends

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Posted on August 27, 2018 |
By Lee J. Kahrs and Bill Mathis



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Max Welton, shown sitting in the “Big Chair” outside Café Provence on his 90th birthday, was a well-known carpenter, birdhouse builder and artists in Brandon for more than half a century. Photo by Ann Sullivan

BRANDON —The Brandon Museum at the Stephen A. Douglas House is sponsoring an exhibit about two Brandon legends, titled “Max & Mim” and featuring the art of Max and Mim Welton. The show features Max’s folk art and Mim’s  iconic photos from her weekly newspaper, Dateline Brandon. Those who attend are encouraged to share stories and memories. 

The exhibit opened Aug. 4 at The Compass Center in Park Village off Route 7 North in Brandon, and will run through September. 

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