Chicago Drug Store

Chicago Drug Store (HMP2U)

Location: Baxter Springs, KS 66713 Cherokee County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 1.5', W 94° 44.124'

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Baxter Springs Historic Walking Tour

On this site, G. G. Gregg established the Chicago Drug Store in 1868, just as the town became a center for the cattle trade. The block of businesses was known as Keenan's Old Stand at that time. The Drug Store carried prescriptive and non-prescriptive medications, paint, oil, glass and fine jewelry. Gregg ran the business until 1895 when he sold to A. R. Kane. The Kane Drug Store also included a jewelry shop and watch repair service.

In 1900, Kane became one of he founders of the Baxter National Bank. In this century the building housed the Barnes Drug Store in the 1920s and the Reed Drug Store in the 1950s.
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HM NumberHMP2U
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Placed ByBaxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 345634 N 4099053
Decimal Degrees37.02500000, -94.73540000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.5', W 94° 44.124'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 30.00" N, 94° 44' 7.44" W
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Area Code(s)620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1001-1099 Historic U.S. 66, Baxter Springs KS 66713, US
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