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Mortar, Pestle, and Beaker Signs (page 2)

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Eby's Drug Store [gone]
Woodbine, IA
Rosen's Morseview Pharmacy [gone]
Chicago, IL
Eby's Drug Store was founded in 1916 and operated until 2015. This sign might have been from the 1930s or 1940s. It was gone by 2021.

Rosen's Morseview Pharmacy opened in 1959 and this sign was probably from then. The name was derived from the store's location at the corner of Morse and Greenview Avenues. These photos are from 2012. The sign was still there in 2015 but gone by 2016.

More Iowa:
Manly Drug (Grundy Center)

More Illiois:
Chenoa Pharmacy (Chenoa)
Rene's Drugs (Taylorville)

Gwinn's Drug Store [gone]
Anderson, IN
The Gwinn's Drug Store opened in 1932. This sign was probably from the 1950s. This photo was taken in 2010. The store closed in 2012. By 2013, the sign was gone.

More Indiana:
Butt Drugs (Corydon) [gone]
Sandleben Pharmacy (Evansville)
Weis Pharmacy (Hammond) [vintage; gone]

Bankes Drug Store
Abilene, KS
Kingman Drug
Kingman, KS
Porter Drug Store
Neodesha, KS
Mills
Drug Store [gone]
Owensboro, KY
The Bankes Drug Store sign appeared to have been recently refurbished when this photo was taken in 2010. The store itself is known as the AuBurn Pharmacy. In 2019, the store moved. The neon sign will be displayed inside.

The Kingman Drug sign is probably from the 1950s or 1960s. These vacuum form plastic panes were probably mass-produced but I have never seen any others like it. By 2018, these panels had been replaced with similar but flat ones. [map]

The Porter Drug Store sign is probably from the 1950s. This photo is from 2010. The sign was restored by 2014. [map]

This embossed plastic sign at Mills Drug Store was probably from the 1960s or 1970s. By 2012, the store had closed. By 2019, the sign was gone.

More Kansas:
Don Dawson Pharmacy (Russell)

More Kentucky:
Woodburn Drugs (Dawson Springs) [gone]
Bondurant's Pharmacy (Lexington)

Stephens Drugs [gone]
Louisville, KY
Simon's Pharmacy [gone]
Breaux Bridge, LA
Stephens Drugs opened in 1944. The store closed in 2011 and these signs have been removed.

Simon's Pharmacy replaced the store's neon sign with a plastic one sometime after 2008. This photo is from 2010. However, both faces of the old sign are displayed inside the store. By 2019, the building was housing Gladiators Academy and all three of these signs were gone.

La Pharmacie Francaise
New Orleans, LA
St. Bernard Drugs [gone]
New Orleans, LA
St. Bernard Drugs opened in 1960 and this sign appeared to be from then. In 2021, a new sign was installed. I suspect that the previous one was destroyed during a hurricane.

The La Pharmacie Francaise sign hangs above the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. The pharmacy was built for Louis J. Dufilho, Jr., believed to be America's first licensed pharmacist. His shop opened at this location in 1823. The museum opened in 1950. The sign was built around 2013. It is a replica of a sign from the 1960s. [map]

More Louisiana:
pharmacy (Michoud)
Walgreens (New Orleans)

Green Cross Pharmacy
Boston, MA
I don't know if this Green Cross Pharmacy mortar and pestle sign is old or new. By 2020, the building was housing the Nando Ristorante Enoteca. The mortar and pestle sign are still there. [map]

More Massachusetts:
Gary Drug (Boston)

Lipka's Drug Store
Montague, MI
Wheeler Drug Store
Decatur, MS
Lipka's Drug Store opened in the 1940s. It is no longer a drug store but still operates as a soda fountain and restaurant. [map]

The Wheeler Drug Store opened in 1959. This modern sign was built in 2013. There was a plain rectangular sign before this. [map]

More Mississippi:
Tom's Drugs (Baldwyn) [gone]
former drug store (Hattiesburg)

Longbella Drug
Staples, MN
The Longbella Drug sign is probably from the 1950s. Longbella might not be the original name. [map]

Missouri:
Antique Warehouse (St. Louis)

Apothecary Shop
Hendersonville, NC
Creech Drug Co.
Selma, NC
The Apothecary Shop building now houses Mike's on Main Street sandwich shop. This sign remains. [map]

The Creech Drug Co. was established in 1939. There is still a soda fountain inside. The neon appears to be in good shape. [map]

More North Carolina:
Cape Fear Discount Drugs (Fayetteville)

Mast Pharmacy & Surgical Supply
Bordentown, NJ
The Mast Pharmacy & Surgical Supply sign is probably from the 1950s. For more, see this website. [map]

More New Jersey:
Lenrow Chemist (Irvington) [gone]

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