Cuba, Missouri: A recent email brought word of a a new website called the Offbeat Examiner by Neala Schwartzberg. As her first post, she chose Viva Cuba’s murals. According to Ms Schwartzberg, she discovered the murals while traveling Route 66. In her own words,
So, it’s totally appropriate, in my eyes, to do my first introductory column as the Offbeat Places examiner, on street murals. The ones that you find driving along and stop you in wonder – wow, look at that.
Cuba, Missouri, since 2002, has been officially known as “Route 66 Mural City” by act of the Missouri legislature. We discovered these delightful murals while doing the Route 66 trip.
To read more about the murals on this site, visit www.examiner.com/x-12202-Offbeat-Places-Examiner~y2009m5d26-Murals-of-Cuba-Missouri.
Better yet, come to Cuba, “Route 66 Mural City” and see the murals in person. Stop by the Visitor Center at the I-44 Exit and pickup a mural brochure or check at one of the area restaurants for a brochure.