The Gato House in Key West, named for the Cuban cigar maker Eduardo Hidalgo Gato, is certainly a building rich with cigar lore and historic importance.
Tobacco farming in the Connecticut Valley has an extensive history. Today it produces some of the finest cigar wrappers like Connecticut Shade & Broadleaf.
The rich history of the Cigar Store Indian statue goes back as far as 1600's and still holds an important place for cigar shops in the US.
Find out more about the history of cigars with El Cigar Shop's latest article: Cigar History - From the Beginning to Now.