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

The River

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, August 13, 2012
1. The River Marker
Inscription. Viva Cuba's vintage river mural, The River depicts the use of the river as a source of recreation, beauty and transportation. Since Missouri is a from of the Indian word Missou-ly meaning canoe. It is an appropriate subject for the ninth mural. During the 20s-40s many river resorts flourished along the rivers. The rivers were also used to transport logs to market. The mural sponsored by the Bass family of Steelville, reflects their heritage as members of Meramec, Courtois and Huzzah River families who made their living along the rivers and enjoyed the river's recreation.

October 2004
Gold Sponsors,
The Bass Family in memory of Robert F. Bass Sr.
 
Erected 2004 by Plaque donated by Peoples Bank. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Location. 38° 3.8′ N, 91° 24.265′ W. Marker is in Cuba, Missouri, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of West Spencer Street and North Madison Street, on the right when traveling east on West Spencer Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cuba MO 65453, United States of America.
 
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
The River Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 13, 2012
2. The River Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cuba's Gold Star Boys aboard the Blue Bonnet Frisco Train (about 600 feet away); Peoples Bank (about 800 feet away); Apples and Barrels (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Millworks (approx. 0.2 miles away); County Fair (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuba.
 
Categories. EntertainmentWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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