Osage Trail Legacy Project creates historical sculpture

Cuba, Missouri is readying to create an Osage sculpture with the members of an Osage family and their dog traveling Westward on the Osage Trail. The steel sculpture will be 35 feet tall, 20 feet wide, and 80 feet in length and celebrate the customs and traditions of the Osage Nation.

Supporting Viva Cuba and Beautification Projects

The May 5th Giving Day is over, but Viva Cuba continues its projects to beautify Cuba. Soon the new Welcome banners will take their place on utilities poles to brighten the landscape. Thanks to all the businesses and individuals who also do their parts to make our small town a great place to live, raise families, and do business. Viva Cuba! Here’s a summary with photos of past projects. Watch our video of some of our scenes around Cuba, MO “Route 66 Mural City.”

A West Washington “Small art” Project completed

Where there was once blight, there is now whimsical art that makes Cuba, Missouri just a little more special.

Annual inspection in the historic mural district of Cuba, MO

Viva Cuba members conduct an annual mural inspection to report the condition and recommendations of repairs for each mural, as well as to assess the general upkeep of each site. This allows Viva Cuba to detect any changes and address problems and deterioration before major unsightly and, perhaps irreparable, damage occurs. At least that’s the plan. Occasionally, because of weather or structural conditions, problems arise suddenly to require attention.

Route 66 eyesore due for a makeover

Viva Cuba, a non-profit community betterment organization, plans to tackle this small pocket of blight in a new pocket project.┬áPocket projects are small transformations that improve a previously blighted or spoiled view. The projects may take a couple of hundred dollars or several thousand dollars as the Viva Cuba Garden at the intersection of Route […]

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