Southall Drugs

Southall Drugs (HMNIK)

Location: Florence, AL 35630 Lauderdale County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 48.066', W 87° 40.598'

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Charles Morton Southall (1864-1952) constructed this Commercial Italianate style building in 1900 of the finest materials for his wholesale/retail drug business. The elegant interior by Charles Hester, New York City, contained the area's first rubber tile floor.

In addition to health wares: window glass, paints, seeds, musical instruments and other sundries were dispensed.

The building remained a pharmacy until 1979.In 1982 it was renovated by the Southall family and Byron Bower for combined commercial/residential use with John Mott, AIA, Ft. Smith, Arkansas, architect. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
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Placed ByFlorence Historical Board, Florence, Alabama
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 3:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 438106 N 3851194
Decimal Degrees34.80110000, -87.67663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48.066', W 87° 40.598'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 3.96" N, 87° 40' 35.88" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-219 N Court St, Florence AL 35630, US
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