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Creation Date

2-7-2009

Historic District

Waldo Historic District

Description

The Cigar Factory, Waldo, Fl. The El Toney Cigar Factory employed from 50 to 90 people, depending on the season. The original factory was located in downtown Waldo next to the Opera House. They burned when the business section was wiped out by fire in 1883.

The El Toney Cigar Factory was moved ca. 1907 to the second floor of this two-story frame building which is believed to date from the 1880's. The business, which was owned by the Entenza family, had been in Waldo since the 1870's. Contributing Building - Waldo Historic District - National Register of Historic Places NRIS #01000034

Latitude, Longitude

29.788882, -82.170342

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Commercial buildings-Florida-Waldo; Business enterprises; Cigar factory; El Toney Cigar Factory; Historic buildings; Historic district; Alachua County

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