Cartersville, Georgia: World's First Coca Cola Wall Sign

First painted in 1894, subsequently repainted dozens of times, then restored to its original look in 1994.

Address:
2 W. Main St., Cartersville, GA
Directions:
Young Brothers Pharmacy. I-75 exit 288. Drive west on Hwy 113/Main St. about 2.5 miles, into downtown. You'll see the sign on the left, facing the railroad tracks.
Hours:
Pharmacy open M-F 8-6:30, Sa 9-2, Su 1:30-3. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
770-382-4010
Admission:
Free
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World's First Coca Cola Wall Sign

This sign on the wall of the Young Brothers Pharmacy was painted in 1894 and is considered the world's first painted Coca Cola wall sign. Over the years it was covered with 25 layers of paint. In 1994 it was restored to its original look. Inside the pharmacy is Coca Cola memorabilia.

[David, 11/01/2013]

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