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History at High Noon: Havana, Florida—Shade Tobacco Capital of the World
Speakers: Leigh Watson Healy and Donna Warlick, Havana History & Heritage Society
Leigh Watson Healy and Donna Warlick will present a newly made 30 minute video about the Planter’s Exchange, a historic building in Havana, which is now owned by the Havana History & Heritage Society. The Society’s museum was created in 2017 and is located in the Planter’s Exchange complex.
In 1926, in support of the emerging area shade tobacco industry, two entrepreneurial brothers, Tom and Ben Gregory, founded a farm supply store in downtown Havana, Florida they named The PlantersView more
500 South Bronough St, Tallahassee, FL 32399
Lot E: Parking garage adjacent to the Museum. Metered Spaces: Martin Luther King Blvd. BUS Parking: Bus parking available at the rear of the building. Additional Parking: Kleman Plaza (Bronough / Duval St.) and the Civic Center (Pensacola St.)