Butler Drug Store - Redmond, OR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 16.363 W 121° 10.462
10T E 645697 N 4903784
Quick Description: The Butler Drug Store is located at 453 SW 6th St.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 6/28/2006 2:15:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMFWK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 10

Long Description:

Sign is located on the southeast corner of the building.


Marker Name: Butler Drug Store
Marker Text: The Butler Drug Store was the first independent drug store in Redmond at the time of its construction in 1915. Just three years after building his store, J.D. Butler, the proprietor, contracted influenza in a nation-wide epidemic and died. His wife, Meda, ran the operation until 1946. The store had exclusive rights to the Rexall and Hyal lines of pharmaceutical products, home remedies and sundries. The building housed a drugstore for 66 years
Built: 1915
This Heritage Walk plaque has been provided courtesy of the Redmond Historical Commission with the assistance of the Deschutes County Landmarks Commission.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: City Government

Marker Type: City

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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