Drug Stores Photos

Early drug stores, pharmacies, and apothecary shops were community institutions and antique survivors are often treasured as museums.

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Pharmacy interior at Burnaby Village Museum. Burnaby, BC.Various frontier patent medicine containers at Gold Rush History Center. Sacramento, CA.Display of pharmaceutical goods in glass bottles at Mariposa Museum. Mariposa, CA.Apothecary jars & mortar & pestle at Mariposa Museum. Mariposa, CA.
Pharmacy interior at Burnaby Village Museum. Burnaby, BC.Various frontier patent medicine containers at Gold Rush History Center. Sacramento, CA.Display of pharmaceutical goods in glass bottles at Mariposa Museum. Mariposa, CA.Apothecary jars & mortar & pestle at Mariposa Museum. Mariposa, CA.
Antique pharmacy shelves & artifacts at Northern Mariposa County Museum. Coulterville, CA.Row buildings on State St. containing Drug Store & Dentist Office at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.Traditional drug store sign on building at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.Display of scents & face powders in drug store at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.
Antique pharmacy shelves & artifacts at Northern Mariposa County Museum. Coulterville, CA.Row buildings on State St. containing Drug Store & Dentist Office at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.Traditional drug store sign on building at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.Display of scents & face powders in drug store at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.
Display of medicinal jars & tins in drug store at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.Shelves of medicines in drug store at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.Pharmaceutical jars on shelves of drug store at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.Shelves of over-the-counter medicines in general store display at El Dorado County Historical Museum. Placerville, CA.
Display of medicinal jars & tins in drug store at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.Shelves of medicines in drug store at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.Pharmaceutical jars on shelves of drug store at Columbia State Historic Park. Columbia, CA.Shelves of over-the-counter medicines in general store display at El Dorado County Historical Museum. Placerville, CA.
Haley Building. Oakland, CA.J.A. Merriam Drug Store with medicines & soda fountain at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.Soda fountain fixtures in J.A. Merriam Drug Store at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.Antique syrup dispenser of soda fountain in J.A. Merriam Drug Store at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.
Haley Building (former Maclise Drugstore) (1880s) (a tiny flatiron) (1633 San Pablo Ave.). Oakland, CA.J.A. Merriam Drug Store with medicines & soda fountain at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.Soda fountain fixtures in J.A. Merriam Drug Store at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.Antique syrup dispenser of soda fountain in J.A. Merriam Drug Store at South Park City. Fairplay, CO.
Chest for medicines at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.Antique Drug Store at Mystic Seaport. Mystic, CT.Collection of medicine bottles in Drug Store at Mystic Seaport. Mystic, CT.Wooten Patent Desk beside cast iron stove in drug store office at Mystic Seaport. Mystic, CT.
Chest for medicines at Dr. Hezekiah Chaffee House. Windsor, CT.Antique Drug Store at Mystic Seaport. Mystic, CT.Collection of medicine bottles in Drug Store at Mystic Seaport. Mystic, CT.Wooten Patent Desk (1874-97) beside cast iron stove in drug store office at Mystic Seaport. Mystic, CT.
Hollywood's Schwab's drug store copied at Universal Studios. Orlando, FL.Apothecary & desk in Oldest Frame House of Mission House Museum. Honolulu, HI.Medicines & tools in Oldest Frame House of Mission House Museum. Honolulu, HI.Antique drug store at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Hollywood's Schwab's drug store copied at Universal Studios. Orlando, FL.Apothecary & desk in Oldest Frame House of Mission House Museum. Honolulu, HI.Medicines & tools in Oldest Frame House of Mission House Museum. Honolulu, HI.Antique drug store at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.
Antique drug store soda fountain at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Apothecary shop sign at Cabildo Museum. New Orleans, LA.Objects from Robert Rantoul Sr.'s apothecary shop including apothecary case, mortar & pestle shop sign, & phrenology bust at John Cabot House. Beverly, MA.Apothecary shop. Sandwich, MA.
Antique drug store soda fountain at Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Apothecary shop sign (c1860) at Cabildo Museum. New Orleans, LA.Objects from Robert Rantoul Sr.'s apothecary shop including apothecary case, mortar & pestle shop sign, & phrenology bust at John Cabot House. Beverly, MA.Apothecary shop (c1830) (153 Main St.). Sandwich, MA.
Grant's Drug Store at Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum. Hannibal, MO.Medicine bottles in Grant's Drug Store at Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum. Hannibal, MO.Corner Drug Store. Vicksburg, MS.Rank's Drugstore in stone building built by Paris Pfouts & Samuel Russel. Virginia City, MT.
Grant's Drug Store at Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum. Hannibal, MO.Medicine bottles in Grant's Drug Store at Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum. Hannibal, MO.Corner Drug Store (1123 Washington St.). Vicksburg, MS.Rank's Drugstore (1865) in stone building built by Paris Pfouts & Samuel Russel. Virginia City, MT.
Tonics & patent medicines in Mercantile store at Stuhr Museum. Grand Island, NE.Antique pharmacy at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Apothecary trade sign from Dover, NH at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Old style pharmacy sign. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Tonics & patent medicines in Mercantile store at Stuhr Museum. Grand Island, NE.Antique pharmacy at Warp Pioneer Village. Minden, NE.Apothecary trade sign (19th C) from Dover, NH at Woodman Museum. Dover, NH.Old style pharmacy sign. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Ecker Drug Store. Corning, NY.Medicine chests & store items at Whaling Museum. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.Pill making equipment at Annie Cooper Boyd House. Sag Harbor, NY.Compasses, ship medicine kit & other whaling ship artifacts at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Ecker Drug Store (1885) (45 East Market St.). Corning, NY.Medicine chests & store items at Whaling Museum. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.Pill making equipment at Annie Cooper Boyd House. Sag Harbor, NY.Compasses, ship medicine kit & other whaling ship artifacts at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Pharmacist's mortar & pestle sign on General Store at Milan Historical Museum. Milan, OH.Pharmacy shop at Cleveland History Center. Cleveland, OH.Medicine cabinet in Clement Jagger House at Hale Farm. Cleveland, OH.Sutton's Drug Store & Beekman Bank. Jacksonville, OR.
Pharmacist's mortar & pestle sign on General Store at Milan Historical Museum. Milan, OH.Pharmacy shop at Cleveland History Center. Cleveland, OH.Medicine cabinet in Clement Jagger House at Hale Farm. Cleveland, OH.Sutton's Drug Store (c1856) & Beekman Bank (1863) (now Wells Fargo) (115 E California St.). Jacksonville, OR.
Apothecary Shoppe Museum in Wall Drug Store. Wall, SD.Barber pole & shelves of medicine & cosmetic bottles in General Store at Sam Houston Park. Houston, TX.Old Central Drugstore. Fredericksburg, TX.Italianate heritage commercial building & Davis Building. Kerrville, TX.
Apothecary Shoppe Museum in Wall Drug Store. Wall, SD.Barber pole & shelves of medicine & cosmetic bottles in General Store at Sam Houston Park. Houston, TX.Old Central Drugstore (1905) (124 East Main St.). Fredericksburg, TX.Italianate heritage commercial building & Davis Building (former Rawson's Drug Store) (1924). Kerrville, TX.
Apothecary cabinet at McCulloch House. Waco, TX.Medicines & bottled goods in Commissary at historic village of Mayborn Museum. Waco, TX.Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop Museum. Fredericksburg, VA.Carved eagle atop mortar & pestle apothecary shop sign at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Apothecary cabinet at McCulloch House. Waco, TX.Medicines & bottled goods in Commissary at historic village of Mayborn Museum. Waco, TX.Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop Museum. Fredericksburg, VA.Carved eagle atop mortar & pestle apothecary shop sign (mid 19th C) at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Apothecary shop reproduction entrance at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Apothecary shop interior at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.National Cash Register at Apothecary shop interior at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Apothecary shop interior at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Apothecary shop reproduction entrance at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Apothecary shop interior at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.National Cash Register at Apothecary shop interior at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Apothecary shop interior at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.
Apothecary shop bottles interior at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Veternary Medicines sales case at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Medicine Chest abandoned by Confederate Battery at Petersburg, VA at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Charleston's Scott Brothers Drug Store soda fountain at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.
Apothecary shop bottles interior at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Veternary Medicines sales case at Shelburne Museum. Shelburne, VT.Medicine Chest abandoned (1865) by Confederate Battery at Petersburg, VA at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Charleston's Scott Brothers Drug Store soda fountain (c1950's) at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.
Scott Brothers soda fountain at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Ornate mahogany stained glass windows from Scott Brothers Drug Store at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Syrup dispensers & National Cash Register from Scott Brothers Drug Store at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.
Scott Brothers soda fountain at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Ornate mahogany stained glass windows from Scott Brothers Drug Store at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.Syrup dispensers & National Cash Register from Scott Brothers Drug Store (1950's) at West Virginia State Museum. Charleston, WV.

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