Philly Block Project

Brooding Drueding on the Cusp

May 24, 2016

EXCERPT: Brothers Charles and Henry Drueding probably never thought when they came to America as teenagers from Clappenburg, Germany that they would build such a huge and successful business empire. Both attended the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy with the goal of running a pharmaceutical chemical plant and pharmacy. They opened one at the corner of Lawrence and Master Streets in 1877, but their lives changed in a big way in 1883.

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