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Corner Drug Store

1896-1996

 
 
Corner Drug Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 11, 2022
1. Corner Drug Store Marker
Inscription.  
Pharmacists & owners
Dr. Hammack 1896-1900
J.G. Wright 1900-1932
H.A. Prather 1932-1939
Corry-Wynne 1939-1964
J.R. Peavy 1964-1976
Larry McMichael 1976-1996

 
Erected by Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 33° 44.22′ N, 82° 44.374′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is at the intersection of North Spring Street and West Robert Toombs Avenue (Business U.S. 78), on the right when traveling south on North Spring Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 W Robert Toombs Ave, Washington GA 30673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Busy Bee Cafe (a few steps from this marker); T.C. Hogue Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Farmers & Merchants Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Exchange Bank / Washington Gazette Chronicle
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Black Patriots Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington-Wilkes Firsts (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleveland's Corner (within shouting distance of this marker); Benson Block (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Corner Drug Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 11, 2022
2. Corner Drug Store Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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