Saturday, July 30, 2016

Pharmacy Fizzes in N.C.-- Part 2: Ashworth Drugs and Smith Drugs

ASHWORTH DRUGS in Cary

The future Ashworth Drugs, Adams Rexall Drugs, opened in 1931 and was bought by Ralph Ashworth in 1957.  His son, Paul, took over in 1992.   Cary has grown from 2,000 to 150,000 population in the meantime.  But their soda fountain remains.

SMITH DRUGS in Forest City

J.M. Smith opened it in 1939.  Featuring the legendary cherry soda called the Pink Lady and Orangeade.  You can also order a livermush.

I'll Have a Livermush and a Pink Lady.  --RoadDog


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