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Cahaba in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cahaba Drug Store

 
 
Cahaba Drug Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, August 15, 2009
1. Cahaba Drug Store Marker
Inscription.  
The Cahaba Drug Store once covered this cellar hole. It was operated by Herbert Hudson and J. D. Craig.

On the same lot were T. L. Craig's large family grocery, Coleman's dry goods store, and Fellows' Jewelry.

All these men were related through marriage.
 
Erected by Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceScience & Medicine.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 32° 19.146′ N, 87° 5.742′ W. Marker was in Cahaba, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker was on Vine Street near 2nd Street North, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Orrville AL 36767, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Drug Store & the Room Above (a few steps from this marker); The Hole That Was Once a Row (within shouting distance of this marker); Death in the Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Yankees in Cahawba
Replacement marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 1, 2020
2. Replacement marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Saltmarsh Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Courthouse Reduced to Rubble (about 400 feet away); Dallas County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Railroad Depot and Commissary (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cahaba.
 
More about this marker. This marker was later replaced by a newer marker, titled "Drug Store & Rooms Above" with some of the same text.
 
Also see . . .  Old Cahawba, "Alabama's most famous Ghost Town". (Submitted on October 4, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,716 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   2. submitted on June 1, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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