Friday, March 15, 2013

Artwork of Late Illinois Artist to Be Displayed in Braidwood and Wilmington

From the October 8, 2012, Herald News by Mary Baskerville.

Jack Barker of Essex, a local metal folk artist has died.  But Braidwood Mayor Bill Rulien has bought eight of his works at a recent auction and would like to have them installed along the town's Route 66 stretch

Wilmington already has the Gemini Giant and the Sinclair Diner.  Now, the town wants to install a buffalo purchased by the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce near the new North island pedestrian bridge.

Making the Old Road More Fun to Drive.  --RoadDog

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