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Graham in Alamance County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wrike Drug

 
 
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By Paul Jordan, March 6, 2010
1. Wrike Drug Marker
Inscription.
Renaissance Revival
unaltered but for the
new store front
1902

 
Erected by Graham Historic District Commission.
 
Location. 36° 4.204′ N, 79° 24.029′ W. Marker is in Graham, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on North Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 North Main Street, Graham NC 27253, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alamance County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Alamance County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Montwhite Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Built to House the Alamance Gleaner (about 300 feet away); The Harden House (about 300 feet away); Graham's First Bank (about 400 feet away); National Bank of Alamance (about 400 feet away); Originally a Wing of the Union Hotel (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Graham.
 
Regarding Wrike Drug. The three story building was built in 1901, by Dr. J.C. Simmons for his drug store. After Simmons retired, it was operated as Farrell-Hayes Drug Store and later Wrike Drug Store.
 
Also see . . .
Wrike Drug Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Jordan, June 29, 2010
2. Wrike Drug Marker
 City of Graham Historic Walking Tour. (Submitted on June 29, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..)
 
Additional keywords. Alamance, Company Shops, Dr. J.C. Simmons, Farrell-Hayes Druggists, Curtis Wrike
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 650 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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