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Kingsport in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Kingsport Drug

 
 
Kingsport Drug Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 25, 2009
1. Kingsport Drug Marker
Inscription. This building was constructed in 1915 and housed the City's first drug store. Some of the first physicians in Kingsport kept their offices and practiced medicine on the second floor. The drug store featured one of the first soda fountains in town to sell Coca-Cola. Later on, the building served as a central location for various retail and discount stores. Renovation of the building took place in the early 1990's.
 
Erected by Downtown Kingsport Association.
 
Location. 36° 32.72′ N, 82° 33.726′ W. Marker is in Kingsport, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Broad Street on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 W. Main St., Kingsport TN 37660, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bank Of Kingsport (within shouting distance of this marker); Train Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gem Theatre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Western Union Building (about 600 feet away); Kingsport Public Library (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Kingsport Drug and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 25, 2009
2. Kingsport Drug and Marker
Church Circle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Douglass High School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Flatboat "Adventure" December 22, 1779 (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kingsport.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 617 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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