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

History at the 4-Way

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, April 25, 2021
1. History at the 4-Way Marker
Inscription.  Paul T. Carr, who also sold Pontiacs from the location, built this Phillips 66 cottage style station in 1932. The site was purchased in 1968 by Bill Wallis and was converted to Mobil that year as well as becoming the first office for Wallis Oil Company. Bill died in 2001, but his family continues his legacy of business and philanthropy. The Missouri State Highway Patrol panel celebrates the organization's 75th anniversary in 2006.
 
Erected by People's Bank. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
 
Location. 38° 3.75′ N, 91° 24.215′ W. Marker is in Cuba, Missouri, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street (Old U.S. 66) and South Franklin Street (State Highway 19), on the left when traveling west on West Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 W Washington St, 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. St Louis, Salem & Little Rock Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Amelia
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By Jason Voigt, April 25, 2021
2. History at the 4-Way Marker
Marker is mounted on the building, under the Route 66 shield
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The River (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mayor Al West (about 500 feet away); Cuba's Gold Star Boys aboard the Blue Bonnet Frisco Train (about 600 feet away); Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederates in Cuba (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peoples Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuba.
 
Regarding History at the 4-Way. The building housed a restaurant, The FourWay, that closed on December 2020 after five years of business.
 
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.) 
 
Additional keywords. four-way
 
 
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 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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