United States Senator Claire McCaskill Shines Her Missouri Spotlight on Cuba, MO

Our Town--Cuba in the fall

McKenzie DeRennaux, a high school student, captured the beauty of a fall day in the Mural City.

As part of her weekly Twitter series, Senator Claire McCaskill featured Cuba, MO. Thanks Senator McCaskill. 

This Week, McCaskill Shines #MissouriSpotlight on Cuba
Senator highlights Missouri town as part of her weekly Twitter series

Friday, October 2, 2015
WASHINGTON – This week, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is shining the #MissouriSpotlight on the city of Cuba as part of her weekly effort on Twitter to bring awareness to the many vibrant & eclectic towns and cities the “Show Me State” has to offer.

Using her @McCaskillOffice account and the hashtag #MissouriSpotlight, McCaskill sent out a series of tweets today highlighting the city’s history, tourism and unique facts.

The #MissouriSpotlight tweets included:

This week our #MissouriSpotlight is heading to a town along the historic Route 66, where the city of Cuba, #MO is home to 3,356 people.
Cuba was est.1857 & named for the island. Today, it’s known as the “Mural City” (@CubaMOMurals): http://cubamomurals.com/murals/ #MissouriSpotlight
Cuba’s home to the World’s Largest Rocking Chair, at 42 feet tall it draws many ppl to @VisitMo. #MissouriSpotlight
.@VisitMo has all the details abt your stop at the World’s Largest Rocking Chair along Route 66: https://www.visitmo.com/worlds-largest-rocking-chair.aspx … #MissouriSpotlight
Crawford County Historical Society & Museum is in Cuba & provides a look at the town’s treasures. #MissouriSpotlight http://www.crawfordmomuseum.com/aboutus.html
The 3rd weekend of October is the annual Cuba Fest, w/ crafts, music, trolley rides & food. #MissouriSpotlight
This year’s Cuba Fest will host the 1st Cuban Gravel Crisis – a bike ride along the scenic Ozarks http://www.cubangravelcrisis.com/ #MissouriSpotlight
Fun Fact: Cuba is the site of the first Adopt-a-Highway program in #Missouri. #MissouriSpotlight
Pres. Truman, Bette Davis & Amelia Earhart visited Cuba. Should you visit, here’s a handy guide: http://cubamomurals.com/2009/05/20-things-to-do-in-cuba-missouri-route-66-mural-city/ … #MissouriSpotlight
Cuba’s Veterans Memorial sits in front of the Historical Museum & has over 1000 names honoring those who have served. #MissouriSpotlight
When you’re traveling Route 66, Cuba’s the place to visit! Thanks for joining today’s #MissouriSpotlight. See you next week.
Visit twitter.com/McCaskillOffice to retweet or favorite today’s #MissouriSpotlight tweets.

Thanks Senator McCaskill. The Osage Legacy Sculpture is our next big project, which will take a couple of years to complete. We hope that you can attend its dedication.

Osage Sculpture in Cuba, MO will tower 30 feet

The Osage Legacy sculpture will tower over 30 feet and depict an Osage family on the move.



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