Consumers Cigar Box Company

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Consumers Cigar Box Company
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Consumers Cigar Box Company, July 2013
Consumers Cigar Box Company is located in Pennsylvania
Consumers Cigar Box Company
Consumers Cigar Box Company is located in the US
Consumers Cigar Box Company
Location 121 First Ave., Red Lion, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°53′48″N 76°36′21″W / 39.89667°N 76.60583°W / 39.89667; -76.60583Coordinates: 39°53′48″N 76°36′21″W / 39.89667°N 76.60583°W / 39.89667; -76.60583
Area less than one acre
Built 1921, 1925, 1935-1936, 1946
NRHP Reference # 99001196[1]
Added to NRHP September 24, 1999

Consumers Cigar Box Company, also known as Red Lion Woodcraft Inc., is a historic factory located at Red Lion, York County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1921, with additions in 1925 and 1935-1936. It is a large two-story, "L"-shaped building. It is built of concrete block and brick with a gable roof and stepped parapet. Cigar boxes were manufactured until the 1950s. The building housed various manufacturing operations until 1979.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. It is located in the Red Lion Borough Historic District.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Carole W. Epler and Elizabeth L. Roman (March 1999). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Consumers Cigar Box Company" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-18.