Carson's Drug Store

Company Names, addresses, dates:
  Carson's Drug Store, 1079 Norwood Street, East Radford, VA

Carson's drug store was at 1079 Norwood Street (modern day 1101 East Main Street), in East Radford VA. The building was constructed between 1902 and 1908, and housed Carson's drug store until the 1950s. Carson's drug store was located in an adjacent building during the construction of that building.1
Robert S. Carson (1868-1928)2 started the drug store. His son Robert S. Carson Jr.(1899-1971)2 took over as the proprietor sometime in the 1920s.3
(more information will be added when I get around to researching this pharmacy)


carson_01 This is a green bottle, embossed:
round slug plate: CARSON'S DRUG STORE / Citrate / of / Magnesia / EAST RADFORD, VA.

1 National Register of Historic Places site VDHR# 126-0084-0226
2 US Social Security Death Index for Robert S. Carson
3 US Census, years 1900,1920,1930,1940

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This page last updated on March 19, 2017.