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Cuba in Crawford County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Mayor Al West

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, April 25, 2021
1. Mayor Al West Marker
Inscription.  Al West, Sr. served as Cuba's mayor from 1946 to 1958. During his tenure, the city purchased the light and power system. Resulting revenues allowed Cuba to finance improvements such as paved, named and lit streets and to extend water and sewer systems, which helped modernize the city and attract factories and jobs in the postwar economy.
 
Erected by People's Bank. (Marker Number 6.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
Location. 38° 3.782′ N, 91° 24.127′ W. Marker is in Cuba, Missouri, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Washington Boulevard (Old U.S. 66) and A Street, on the right when traveling east on East Washington Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 E Washington Blvd, Cuba MO 65453, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History at the 4-Way (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St Louis, Salem & Little Rock Railroad (about 500 feet away); Amelia (about 600 feet away); The River
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By Jason Voigt, April 25, 2021
2. Mayor Al West Marker
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(about 700 feet away); Bette Davis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cuba's Gold Star Boys aboard the Blue Bonnet Frisco Train (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War (approx. ¼ mile away); Peoples Bank (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuba.
 
Also see . . .  Cuba, MO's Route 66 Murals. Known as "Mural City" along the Mother Road, Route 66, Cuba, Missouri has 14 murals painted in the town. (Submitted on April 26, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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