Thompson and Company Cigar Factory

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Thompson and Company Cigar Factory
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Location Bartow, Florida
Coordinates 27°53′52″N81°50′00″W / 27.89778°N 81.83333°W / 27.89778; -81.83333 Coordinates: 27°53′52″N81°50′00″W / 27.89778°N 81.83333°W / 27.89778; -81.83333
NRHP reference # 02000838 [1]
Added to NRHP August 9, 2002

Thompson and Company Cigar Factory is a national historic site located at 255 North Third Street, Bartow, Florida in Polk County. It was used by the Thompson Cigar, established in Florida in 1915.

National Historic Site (United States) protected area in the United States

National Historic Site (NHS) is a designation for an officially recognized area of national historic significance in the United States. An NHS usually contains a single historical feature directly associated with its subject. A related but separate designation, the National Historical Park (NHP), is an area that generally extends beyond single properties or buildings, and its resources include a mix of historic and sometimes significant natural features.

Bartow, Florida City in Florida, United States

Bartow is the county seat of Polk County, Florida, United States. Founded in 1851 as Fort Blount, the city was renamed in honor of Francis S. Bartow, the first brigade commander of the Confederate Army to die in combat during the American Civil War. According to the U.S. Census Bureau 2000 Census, the city had a population of 15,340 and an estimated population of 16,959 in 2009. It is part of the Lakeland−Winter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 584,383 in 2009. As of 2018, the mayor of Bartow is Leo Longworth.

Polk County, Florida County in the United States

Polk County is located in the U.S. state of Florida. The county population was 602,095, as of the 2010 census. Its county seat is Bartow, and its largest city is Lakeland.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 9, 2002. [1]

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