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.
613 Louisa St., Key West, FL
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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