Key West, Florida: 12-Foot-Tall Cigar

Cigar was made of hand-rolled aluminum by Reen Stanhouse and dedicated to Arturo Fuente Sr, who worked at the Gato Cigar Factory from 1906-1912. It stands on the former site of "Gatoville," comprised of 40 little cottages for cigar workers.
Address:
613 Louisa St., Key West, FL
Directions:
Gato Village Pocket Park, on south side of Louisa St. just east of Calais Ln.
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12-Foot-Tall Cigar

Cigar is gone, being restored. Supposed to be back in fall 2017, but as of March 2018, close but no cigar. Local says it will return mid-March 2018.

[Bob T, 03/07/2018]

World's Largest Cigar statue.

World's Largest Cigar - Monument to Cigar Factory Worker

Tiny park dedicated to the cigar industry in Key West, home to the largest cigar sculpture.

[Cheryl DeNoi, 05/16/2012]

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