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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lunsford Richardson

1854-1919

 
 
Lunsford Richardson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
1. Lunsford Richardson Marker
Inscription. A pharmacist and entrepreneur, he created Vicks VapoRub in 1894 while operating a drugstore 150 yards north.
 
Erected 2009 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-112.)
 
Location. 36° 4.218′ N, 79° 47.434′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is on South Elm Street north of West Washington Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Methodist Church / Former Methodist Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Albion Tourgee (about 400 feet away); The Underground Railroad (about 500 feet away); Henry Frye (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Lunsford Richardson (about 500 feet away); The Trial Of Benjamin Benson (about 500 feet away); Birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement (about 600 feet away); O. Henry (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .  The Man Who Helped the World Breathe Easier. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Persons
 
Lunsford Richardson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
2. Lunsford Richardson Marker
Wide view of the Lunsford Richardson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
3. Wide view of the Lunsford Richardson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of grave site at Green Hill Cemetery (Section: 20 Lot: 9 Grave: 1), Greensboro • Can you help?
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