Tampa's First Cigar Factory

Tampa's First Cigar Factory (HM2EH9)

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N 27° 57.612', W 82° 26.587'

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The first clear Havana cigar was rolled at this site by Sanchez y Haya Ca., on April 13, 1886. Licensed as Factory No. 1, with Don Ignacio Haya and Don Serafin Sanchez as proprietors. Superintendent of the factory was Laureano Sanchez. At the end of the first year this factory was turning out 500,000 cigars per month. Ignacio Haya Gold Label cigars are still being produced in Ybor City.
HM NumberHM2EH9
Year Placed1962
Placed ByYbor City Rotary Club-Gradiaz-Annis Y Ca
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Date Added Friday, February 22nd, 2019 at 10:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 358048 N 3093631
Decimal Degrees27.96020000, -82.44311667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 57.612', W 82° 26.587'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 57' 36.72" N, 82° 26' 35.22" W
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