Brooks Pharmacy

Known Name(s)

Brooks Pharmacy (Primary)
Brooks Pharmacy (Primary)


221 N. Henry Roanoke, VA (Primary) (1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966-67)
221 N. Henry Roanoke, VA (Primary) (1962, 1963, 1964)

Establishment Type(s)


Physical Status



The 1955 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map indicates that 221 N. Henry is a two-story, brick-faced, cinder block store with a noncombustible roof. 

Detailed History

According to historian Jordan Bell, Albert F. Brooks owned and operated this pharmacy. Brooks also constructed the Morocco Night Club, best known to locals in the Gainsboro community as The Strand.

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