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Inside Tampa's historic Cigar Factories

Inside Tampa's historic Cigar Factories
Posted August 18th, 2014 @ 4:41am by AMTB

There used to be more than 150 cigar factories in Tampa. Now only J.C. Newman, which has been around for 119 years, is the final one still operating here. With the fight to keep the last factory around we thought it would be nice to take a stroll down memory/history lane and check out the historic cigar factories in Tampa.

Tampa is known for it's history in the cigar business, take a look at these historic cigar factories in the Bay area.


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