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Osceola in Mississippi County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Drug Store

 
 
Drug Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
1. Drug Store Marker
Inscription. This corner building has been home to a drug store dating back to 1913. Once a two-story building with an elevated parapet and cornice, a fire in the early 1960s destroyed the second floor. The building's longest-running occupant is Newcomb's Drug Store, established in 1955 by prominent cotton farmer, Guy Newcomb.
 
Location. 35° 42.17′ N, 89° 58.081′ W. Marker is in Osceola, Arkansas, in Mississippi County. Marker is at the intersection of East Hale Avenue and Railroad Street, on the right when traveling east on East Hale Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Osceola AR 72370, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. East Hale Storefronts (within shouting distance of this marker); The Osceola Times Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reggie Young (about 300 feet away); Albert King (about 300 feet away); Son Seals (about 300 feet away); Willie Bloom (about 300 feet away); Planters Bank Building (about 300 feet away); Jimmy "Popeye" Thomas (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Osceola.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Drug Store at the Corner Today image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
2. Drug Store at the Corner Today
Drug Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
3. Drug Store Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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