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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Webb City, Missouri

 
Clickable Map of Jasper County, Missouri and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Jasper County, MO (55) Barton County, MO (7) Dade County, MO (5) Lawrence County, MO (9) Newton County, MO (38) Cherokee County, KS (83) Crawford County, KS (66)  JasperCounty(55) Jasper County (55)  BartonCounty(7) Barton County (7)  DadeCounty(5) Dade County (5)  LawrenceCounty(9) Lawrence County (9)  NewtonCounty(38) Newton County (38)  CherokeeCountyKansas(83) Cherokee County (83)  CrawfordCounty(66) Crawford County (66)
Location of Webb City, Missouri
    Jasper County (55)
    Barton County (7)
    Dade County (5)
    Lawrence County (9)
    Newton County (38)
    Cherokee County, Kansas (83)
    Crawford County, Kansas (66)
 
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1Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Dedicated to the Memory of Marion E. Perry and William H. Perry
The Cardinal Route 66 Park is dedicated to Marion E. & William H. Perry, Jr. for good reason. W.H. (native of Webb City) and wife, Marion believed in their community and in community service. He and Marion donated to the Webb City Park Board, . . . Map (db m174095) HM
2Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — History of Webb City
Starting as a mining camp, the growth of Webb City, Missouri reached a population of more than 15,000 people in a period of about 25 years. Webb City occupied the central district of the largest lead and zinc mining area in the world. More than . . . Map (db m174103) HM
3Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Number 1 GunI Spoke For Your Freedom — B Battery, 310th Field Artillery Battalion, 79th Infantry Division —
I represent all the 105-Millimeter Howitzers that between 1941 and 1945 bombarded the enemy and defended U.S. forces in North Africa, Italy, France, Germany, and on the Pacific Islands; I also commemorate the thousands of men and . . . Map (db m37298) HM
4Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Prosperity Junction Station and Street Car #60Historic Landmarks
Prosperity Junction Station Original site located east of Carterville Typical Boarding Station Serving Communities in the Four States Mining District Street Car #60 Electric powered passenger car circa 1916-1937 . . . Map (db m37368) HM
5Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Southwest Missouri Electric Railway Company1889 - 1939
This plaque is dedicated in memory of A. H. Rogers the founder, and the employees of the former S.W. Mo. Elec. Ry. Co., which was headquartered in Webb City, operating over a 94 mile system serving the Tri-State Mining Field from 1889 to 1939. . . . Map (db m37365) HM
6Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — The Kneeling Miner1976 and 2006
This statue dedicated in honor of the hardrock miner, his family and those who served the Webb City District mining industry during the past century. The Kneeling Miner, circa 1976 Jack E. Dawson [sculptor] Originally sculpted in . . . Map (db m37319) HM
7Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — The Military Order of The Purple Heart
The Purple Heart was established by General George Washington in 1782. At that time it was called Badge of Military Merit. In 1932 it became known as the Purple Heart and is awarded only for combat wounded veterans. Some Gave All - . . . Map (db m37234) HM
8Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Tri-State Mining District Conveyor Wheel
Once the ore buckets came to the surface the contents went through the mill. The purpose of the mills that dotted the landscape was to separate the various rocks and minerals always concentrating on the valuable lead and zinc ore. These . . . Map (db m174091) HM
9Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Tri-State Mining District Hoist
The hoist was the powerful mechanical engine that propelled the ore bucket up and down the shaft which was the busy vertical highway of the lead and zinc mines. The hoist had tremendous power to dead lift a full ore bucket. In addition the hoist . . . Map (db m174089) HM
10Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Tri-State Mining District Ore Bucket
The ore bucket and the shovel were the two symbols of the Tri-State mining era. The ore bucket transported the shoveled rock, lead and zinc ores to the processing mill. It is a simple fact that the entire mining economy fell into the hands of the . . . Map (db m174090) HM
11Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Tri-State Mining District Rock Drill
This steam powered rock drill was an integral tool of the Tri-State Mining District. The only way to access the ore was by drilling into the tough limestone, chert and dolomite walls. Drill bits punctured holes into the walls to provide the needed . . . Map (db m174092) HM
12Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Tri-State Mining District Water Pump
The overwhelming majority of the mining occurred below the water table therefore pumps were on constant call to purge the water from the floors of the mines. The water pump is a reminder of the incredible depths in which the ore was found . . . Map (db m174088) HM
13Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Veterans Memorial of Timeless Honor
In Memory of All World War II Veterans This memorial is in honor of all of the World War II veterans who were involved in the fight for the freedom of America and the free world. Whether they fought in the Pacific or European theater, . . . Map (db m37195) HM
14Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Webb City
[front] Webb City, (Webbville), was platted by John C. Webb in September, 1875, and incorporated in December, 1876, with a population of 700. The city was located on a portion of Webb's 200-acre farm, which he entered in February, 1857. There in . . . Map (db m37321) HM
15Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Webb City Veterans MemorialPause and Pray — Memorial Park —
Dedicated to those of this Central District who served in the Armed Forces that we may keep forever bright the memory of their glorious part in the struggle "to defend life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" . . . Map (db m37384) WM
16Missouri (Jasper County), Webb City — Welcome Visitors to Webb City, MO, Our "Gem" of the Ozarks
(full title: The Citizens of Webb City and the Webb City Chamber of Commerce Welcome Visitors to Webb City, MO, Our "Gem" of the Ozarks) We invite you to experience our history, enjoy our parks and recreational facilities, and shop in . . . Map (db m174107) HM
 
Jul. 25, 2021