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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cuba
Cuba, Missouri and Vicinity
▶ Crawford County (28) ▶ Dent County (2) ▶ Franklin County (84) ▶ Gasconade County (45) ▶ Iron County (31) ▶ Phelps County (54) ▶ Washington County (4)
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|The 1870 Drum Creek Treaty forced the Osage off their land to Oklahoma Indian Territory. The Osage became the only tribe to purchase their own reservation. They chose land "the white man would never want or be able to use." They obtained mineral . . . — — Map (db m139773) HM|
|This mural chronicle a Sept 4, 1928 account in the Muskogee Times-Democrat. Amelia Earhart left Scott Field in Belleville, Illinois in her Avro plane, with a destination of Muskogee, in route to Los Angeles. She later forced down outside of Cuba. No . . . — — Map (db m58892) HM|
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|Viva Cuba's second mural depicts one of the town's most fascinating eras, 1895-1920. During that brief period, the apple was king. By 1900, Cuba was the largest producer, processor, and distributor of applies in the state of Missouri. Closely . . . — — Map (db m58894) HM|
|In 1864, an estimated 12,000 troops under Major General Sterling Price invaded southeast Missouri. On September 27th they surrounded Fort Davidson, a small earthwork at Pilot Knob. The Union garrison numbered 1262 troops and about 150 civilians, . . . — — Map (db m139827) HM|
|Viva Cuba's series of Civil War murals depict conflicts between troops of Confederate General Sterling Price and Union General Thomas Ewing in September 1864. The battles started at Fort Davidson near Pilot Knob, Missouri and ended with the rescue . . . — — Map (db m58898) HM|
|Ewing's intent was to reach the railroad at Leasburg and take his group by train to safety in St. Louis. But the Confederates rapidly sent detachments east and west of Leasburg to destroy track. In Cuba they burned the depot and several boxcars, as . . . — — Map (db m139828) HM|
When Sen. Harry S. Truman campaigned for re-election in a close 1940 primary, two democratic committeemen were his only listeners on the steps of the adjacent Wallace house, as people kept hurrying past. He learned they were going to the . . . — — Map (db m58924) HM|
|During World War II the Blue Bonnet, a Frisco train named after the Texas state flower, was a familiar sight with its distinctive blue and white cars. The train was a major form of transportation from 1927 to 1967, and during World War II this #7 . . . — — Map (db m58921) HM|
|Osage hunting and trading expeditions left clearly defined trails that were used to travel to the St. Louis area long before the white man's coming. The Osage Trail was later used for trading purposes and eventually became Route 66 and I-44, the . . . — — Map (db m139772) HM|
|The Osage (Wa-zha-zhe) tribe were early inhabitants of the Missouri region. Their villages were located along the Osage and other Missouri rivers. French explorers first made contact with the Osage in the 1670s. At that time, the Osage were the most . . . — — Map (db m139826) HM|
|A.J. Barnett, the first cashier and President of Peoples Bank from 1920-1959, was mayor of Cuba, for ten years. The first city lighting system was installed during his first term in 1922. The mural shows him cranking the first Model T Ford in Cuba. . . . — — Map (db m58899) HM|
|In the 1900's, Prosperity Corner drew citizens to meet, do business, and pass the time of day. H.H. Tieman's General Merchandise Store was the hub of this activity. Hayes Store stands on the original site of Prosperity Corner. — — Map (db m139829) HM|
|In 1873 the St Louis, Salem & Little Rock Railroad was completed from Cuba, forty-one miles south, to Salem at a cost of about $1,250,000. It was built to transport iron ore and lead from area mines to market, and later passenger service was added. . . . — — Map (db m58926) HM|
|The Wahzhazhe migrated west of the Mississippi River centuries ago, to become the dominant power in Missouri and Arkansas. Later, the French mispronounced the word, and they became known as the Osage.
With the influx of people after the . . . — — Map (db m139771) HM|
|This mural recreates the look of the 1948 Robert-Judson Lumber Company Millworks Building. The saying "measure twice, cut once, -was very much the rule when employee of 54 years Francis Nixon worked here. The building was the site of custom . . . — — Map (db m58922) HM|
|The missionary Isaac McRoy described the Osage as an, "Uncommonly fierce, courageous, warlike nation." Washington Irving stated that they were, "The finest looking Indians I have ever seen in the West." And George Catlin described the Osage as, "The . . . — — Map (db m139768) HM|
|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. . . . — — Map (db m58889) HM|
|Native Americans have the highest rate of service in the armed forces per capita, more than any other ethnic group. Osage warriors have a long history of service in the United States armed forces; many are highly decorated service men and women and . . . — — Map (db m139775) HM|
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Persian Gulf . . . — — Map (db m139831) WM|