General Gomez Cigar Factory

General Gomez Cigar Factory (HM25TC)

Location: Auburn, CA 95603 Placer County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 53.753', W 121° 4.696'

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In 1892, Robert Wise opened a small cigar shop and factory on this site. Shortly there after, Mr. Wise took a business partner, Ernest Burns.

During peak times, the small factory was capable of producing as many as one thousand cigars a day. At 10 cents a piece, they were "the best cigars in the market for the price." The cigars and factory were named after General Maximo Gomez, who led Cuba in their fight to gain independence from Spain.

Dedicated September 5, 2015
E Clampus Vitus Lord Sholto Douglas #3
"and so recorded"
HM NumberHM25TC
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2015
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus Lord Sholto Douglas #3
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 666656 N 4306978
Decimal Degrees38.89588333, -121.07826667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 53.753', W 121° 4.696'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 53' 45.18" N, 121° 4' 41.76" W
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Area Code(s)530, 916
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1584 Lincoln Way, Auburn CA 95603, US
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