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