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Name Rexall Drugs

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Image of WF 0129 - Anacortes Drug Company

WF 0129 - Anacortes Drug Company

Anacortes Drug Company occupied several locations on Commercial Avenue. It eventually became known by locals as "Rexall Drugs." This view shows three individuals in front of the store, including delivery boy Fritz Rydberg. Rydberg (1893-1969) served on the W. T. PRESTON as the cook for over 40 years. The phone booth from Rexall Drugs is in the museum collection. 1908 (2-27) Advertised "Free Delivery" in the ANACORTES AMERICAN (picture of Fritz Rydberg) 1910 Phone 108 1912 Commercial between 5th and 6th 1917-22 420 Commercial; Mrs. A. B. Hill Pres. "The Rexall Store," Drugs, prescriptions and toilet articles, cameras and films, free delivery 1939-40

Image of WF 0331 -

WF 0331 -

Bike race during Children's Parade of Marineers' Pageant. Commercial Avenue just south of 4th Street. Buildings visible are, left to right: Empire Building (420 Commercial Avenue), built 1905, with Rexall Drugs on its ground floor (418 Commercial Avenue), NW corner of 5th Street and Commercial Avenue; Nelson Building (414 Commercial), built 1911, with white front and rounded transom windows above awning; unknown building; Platt Building at corner of Commercial and 4th (401 Commercial) built 1890. Note: Platt Building still has its original roofline at this point, chimneys, etc., which would soon be removed. Dybbros Grocery is visible in the McCracken Building on the NW corner of 4th and Com