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Plant City Observer Wednesday, Jun. 21, 2017 1 year ago

Your Town 6.23.17

Your Town 6.23.17
by: Breanne Williams Staff Writer

Plant City building demolished

The old Coca-Cola plant on E Baker Street and Pennsylvania Avenue has officially been destroyed. Demolition began on June 19, bringing an end to a building that had been part of Plant City’s history for nearly 80 years.

Originally a Coca-Cola business, the beverages were delivered by a wagon drawn by a gray mule driven by its owner, J.W. Henderson, according to the Quintilla Geer Bruton Archives Center of the East Hillsborough Historical Society.

Local author writes book

Plant City’s Felix Haynes has recently published his third historical fiction novel, “Kilts and Bagpipes Forever.” It is available now as a paperback and an e-book. It is also highlighted in the Bruton Memorial Library’s Florida collection.

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