J.C. Newman Cigar Co. is Ybor City’s last working cigar factory and America’s oldest, family-owned premium cigar manufacturer. We invite the public to come and visit our historic 1910 cigar factory El Reloj for guided factory tours and a special presentation in honor of Archives Awareness Week. Our factory museum, store, and hand-rolling room is open to the public from 9:00am to 5:30pm. During Archives Awareness Week, there will be a discount code (20% off) for regular guided tours in the morning and evening.
Up in a Puff of Smoke: Memory and Change in 1960s Ybor City
Tuesday, July 11th • 11:00 a.m.
J.C. Newman Company • 2701 North 16th Street
Join company historian Holden Rasmussen in the historic 113-year-old El Reloj cigar factory as he discusses changes in the cigar industry and the ways these changes affected the inhabitants of Ybor City during the years immediately following the commencement of the Cuban Embargo in 1962.