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Begley’s Drug Store advertisement, 1967

Posted on July 20, 2017 | in Uncategorized | by

Full-page advertisement for Begley’s Drug Store in the July 20, 1967, Lexington Herald. The popular drug store chain had six stores in Lexington at the time: Northland, Southland, Eastland, Chevy Chase, Gardenside, and in the Lexington Medical Center at Nicholasville and Southland Drive. Begley, based in Richmond, had stores across Kentucky and once employed 1,400 people. It was bought by Rite Aid in 1988. Some of the summer-centric items advertised include: a beach pail and shovel for 44 cents, beach and tote bags for $1.77, a grill for $5.99, a pool float for 99 cents, and 18 12-ounce bottles of Pepsi Cola for 99 cents. Click on the image for a closer look.

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