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Panama Hat Factory

Today Sharon and I took a tour of the Serrano Hat Factory.  Our friend Maria Elena’s father started the hat factory in 1905. The Panama  Hat was created and is still made mainly in Ecuador.  President Teddy Roosevelt wore the hat while touring the Panama Canal and  the name stuck. The hat is made essentially the same way it was made over 100 years ago. Enjoy the video

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