Imperial Tobacco Company Building

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Imperial Tobacco Company Building
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Imperial Tobacco Company Building is located in South Carolina
Imperial Tobacco Company Building
Imperial Tobacco Company Building is located in the US
Imperial Tobacco Company Building
Location 416 N. Mullins St., Mullins, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°12′21″N 79°15′0″W / 34.20583°N 79.25000°W / 34.20583; -79.25000Coordinates: 34°12′21″N 79°15′0″W / 34.20583°N 79.25000°W / 34.20583; -79.25000
Area 4.6 acres (1.9 ha)
Built 1908 (1908)-1913
MPS Flue-Cured Tobacco Production Properties TR
NRHP reference # 84003820[1]
Added to NRHP August 3, 1984

Imperial Tobacco Company Building, also known as the Marvel Lighting Company Building, is a historic tobacco processing facility located at Mullins, Marion County, South Carolina. It was built between 1908 and 1913 by the Imperial Tobacco Company of Great Britain and Ireland, Inc., and at its construction was the largest redrying plant in Mullins. It consists of a three-story, brick main block, with stepped parapets and ten additions of varying age. The plant was used to buy, dry, and export tobacco.[2][3]

It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[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. ^ "Imperial Tobacco Company Building" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. n.d. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Imperial Tobacco Company Building, Marion County (416 N. Mullins St., Mullins)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 22 February 2014.