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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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 36° 4.204′ N, 79° 24.029′ W. Marker is in Graham, North Carolina, in Alamance County. Marker is on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 North Main Street, Graham NC 27253, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Vestal Hotel (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Graham.
 
Regarding Wrike Drug.
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By Paul Jordan, June 29, 2010
2. Wrike Drug Marker
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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.
 
Additional keywords. Alamance, Company Shops, Dr. J.C. Simmons, Farrell-Hayes Druggists, Curtis Wrike
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. This page has been viewed 892 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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