The Tylertown Drugstore (1922)
This is a photo taken of my grandfather Ernest J. Scott in his drugstore.
After graduating from Vanderbilt, Ernest was employed by a Dr. Dampeer who operated a drugstore in Crystal Springs, MS. Around 1912 he moved with his brother Homer to the new county seat, Tylertown, MS. It was here that Ernest and Homer joined in with two business partners, Mr. J.C. Rimes, later mayor of Tylertown, and Dr. B. Lampton Crawford, a leading physician, to start the Tylertown Drugstore on the main corner of the new county seat town. There Ernest served as the leading pharmacist of the town for some 60 years. ... show more