Tobacco Fountain

Starting in the 16th century tobacco was cultivated in the nearby villages. The cultivation grew more and more over the centuries. It had its high peak in the first half of the 20th century. Nowadays only a few of the typical tobacco barns remain. The fountain honors the tobacco farmer who does no longer exist.

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Fountain Series # 39: November: from you region

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4 thoughts on “Tobacco Fountain

  1. Until late last century, the small town I live in (in Australia) was a thriving tobacco growing area. There are many Italians living here who were tobacco farmers.

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