The Transylvania Times -

By Marcy Thompson
Picturing The Past 

Drug Stores Offered Wide Variety Of Services

 

February 13, 2017

An early photograph of the interior of either Duckworth's or Long's drug store. (Courtesy photos)

In the early to mid-1900s small towns often had two or three drug stores. They offered medication prepared by a pharmacist and first aid supplies. Sundry items including books, magazines, school or office supplies, stationary, toiletries, personal care items and much more were also available.

In addition drug stores often had a soda fountain and lunch counter. They served soda, ice cream, a...



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