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As a locally owned and operated pharmacy since 1825 and the oldest running independent pharmacy in America, we have cherished the opportunity to be a part of the Greencastle community, and we strive for excellence in providing the best care we can to our local community and beyond. Whether you are looking for a traditional retail pharmacy, have medication compliance needs, or are interested in vitamins and supplements, we would love the opportunity to work with you in your health journey!
On April 27, Adam Carl opened Carl's Drug Store at 13 South Carlie Street.
Adam Carl graduated from Washington Medical College, Baltimore, Maryland and moved the store to 27 South Carlisle Street.
Adam Carl's son William Carl assumed management of Carl's Drug Store when Adam Carl decided to devote his time to the practice of medicine.
Dr. Adam Carl, at his residence and drug store at 27 North Carlisle Street, treated the wounds of Confederate soldiers upon their retreat from the Battle of Gettysburg as they passed back through Greencastle.
After William Carl's sudden passing, Dr. Adam Carl resumed management of Carl's Drug Store and employed his grandson, Charles B. as his assistant. Franklin A. Bushey managed the drug store while Charles attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy so Dr. Adam Carl could resume practicing medicine.
Charles Carl graduated from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and assumed management of the Carl's Drug Store.
Charles Carl purchased Carl's Drug Store from his grandfather Adam Carl.
Charles Carl moved the drug store from 6 North Carlisle Street to the new three-story building that he had constructed at 6 East Baltimore Street.
Charles Carl's son, Edward Rhodes Carl, assumed management of Carl's Drug Store after Charles' passing. Edward became the proprietor after his mother's death some years later.
Frank H. Ervin purchased Carl’s Drug Store from Edward R. Carl.
Frank Ervin moved Carl’s Drug Store to its current location at 145 North Antrim Way.
Carl’s Drug Store celebrated its 180th anniversary as the oldest, continuously operating drug store in the United States.
Rodger Savage purchased Carl's Drug Store from Frank Ervin.
Dr. Wayne Myers purchased Carl's Drug Store from Rodger Savage.
“What a blessing to be able to continue running a pharmacy with such a rich history,” Wayne said. “I am very excited to see what God has in store for Carl’s.”