Lamar, Missouri: Studebaker-Truman Mural

60-foot-wide outdoor mural includes two vintage Studebakers, President Truman, and a 1950s McDonald's restaurant.
Address:
203 11th St. W., Lamar, MO
Directions:
I-49 exit 77. Drive east into town, then turn north at the stoplight onto Gulf St. Drive one block. You'll see the mural on the left.
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Mural: McDonalds to Harry Truman.

Studebaker-Truman Mural

A 60-foot-wide mural depicts two Studebakers, President Truman, and an old McDonald's restaurant. Truman was born in Lamar. The vehicles were owned by the grandfather of the fellow who commissioned the mural. The building itself was once owned by Wyatt Earp's family. Earp's first job was Marshal of Lamar, and his wife is buried there.

[Bubs Hohulin, 07/24/2020]

You'd think the muralist could've crammed the Wyatts in there somewhere.

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