Bittersweet Gallery

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Bittersweet Gallery

Jack E. Dawson is an artist who has been in the art field for over 30 years. He has used many different media in his artwork including oil, watercolor, acrylic, sculptures and chalk.

Some of his most notable works include:

  • Praying Hands Statue - 32 - foot tall concrete and steel structure located in King Jack Park, Webb City, Missouri.
  • Kneeling Miner Statue - Tribute to the mining industry located in Webb City, Missouri.
  • Webb City Bank Mural - historical mural of Southwest Missouri
  • Print entitled "Peace in the Midst of the Storm"
  • Remarque Namesake Collection of limited edition watercolor prints personalized by the artist.
  • Silver Dollar City - Fall Festival Watercolor Artist.
  • Actively presents Biblical messages through his Chalk Art Ministry.
  • Featured artist in Missouri Life Magazine.

Over the last few years, Jack has been impressed to create a series of paintings with hidden images or messages in them. He has entitled this collection the "Seek and Find Series."

Address: P.O. Box 345, Webb City, Missouri 64870
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Old Route 66

The 100 block of North Main remains as a section of the historical old Route 66

Webb City, MO Historic Downtowns

Praying Hands Memorial

Nestled in the small Midwest town of Webb City, Missouri, the Heartland of America, stands the Praying Hands Memorial. Its stately vigil of more than twenty years is a silent testimony of the need for individual reflection and commitment.

In 1971, Jack Dawson, a 20

Webb City, MO Arts

Webb City Mural

"The Webb City Story" - Jack Dawson


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The Clubhouse

The Clubhouse was built by the Southwest Missouri Electric Railway and is now the home to the Webb City Historical Society whose mission is collecting, preserving, and sharing Webb City's history. Historical exhibits are on display at various schedules throughout the year.

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Southwest Missouri Electric Railroad

A.H. Rogers built a mule-drawn streetcar line from Webb City to Carterville in 1889, predeccessor of the South West Missouri Electric Railway. Established in 1893, it was expanded in the 1900s to a vast interurban system.

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