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New Bern in Craven County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Caleb Bradham

Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola

 

1867-1934

 
Caleb Bradham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
1. Caleb Bradham Marker
Inscription. "Brad's Drink," which he created in pharmacy here, was marketed as Pepsi-Cola after 1898.
 
Erected 1986 by North Carolina Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number C-60.)
 
Location. 35° 6.408′ N, 77° 2.393′ W. Marker is in New Bern, North Carolina, in Craven County. Marker is at the intersection of Pollock Street and Middle Street, on the right when traveling east on Pollock Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Bern NC 28560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First House of Worship of Colonial Craven Parish (a few steps from this marker); George E. Badger (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bayard v. Singleton (about 600 feet away); First Printing Press In N.C. (about 600 feet away); Christ Church (about 700 feet away); First Provincial Congress (about 700 feet away); Craven County World Wars 1 and 2 Memorial (about 700 feet away); William Gaston (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Bern.
 
Also see . . .  Caleb Bradham (1867-1934). More information hosted by the North Carolina History Project. (Submitted on October 22, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Places
 
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
2. Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola
This building marks the site of Bradham's Pharmacy where Caleb D. Bradham created Pepsi-Cola in 1898.
This plaque is located on the corner of Bradham's Pharmacy building, near the Caleb Bradham Marker.
Caleb Bradham and Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola Markers image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 21, 2009
3. Caleb Bradham and Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola Markers
The Bradham pharmacy building is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,552 times since then and 208 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2009, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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