Saturday, April 18, 2015

page 103 -- Forestville Drug Store, Globe Pills

updated 27 December 2015
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The obituary of William Reynolds reveals a great deal, not only of the history of the Forestville Drug Store, but of the state of the pharmaceutical profession at the time. From Google Books



Google Books fills out a bit more of the Forestville Drug store history:

Thanks to the Bristol Public Library, we have a photo of the Forestville Drug Store after its purchase by Mary T. Hunter:

"Postcard #59 - Forestville Center, Conn. from East Main St." 1905
From the original online print.
(left to right) L. Olivet's Shoemaking shop,
Forestvill Drug Store (the rooftop sign marks the spot),
Douglas Brothers Market



Globe Pills were the invention of Mr. Lyman Brown, 54 Warren St., NYC according to this clip from Google Books.


Building facades in the vicinity of 54 Warren St. are captured on this 2013 Google Street view:




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