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Blue Ridge Pharmacy

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This old Rexall Drugs was one of the busiest places in town the day I was there. It’s always great to see an independent retailer doing so well.

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Gartrell Building, Blue Ridge

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This is one of numerous older buildings in downtown Blue Ridge that have been repurposed for modern businesses. They do a great job with these structures.

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Commercial Block, 1895, Blue Ridge

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This great commercial structure is presently occupied by Coldwell Banker. Donna Trotter Brumby writes that it was originally three stories.

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Marble-Front Bank Building, Blue Ridge

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This former bank has been beautifully restored and is now home to a cafe known as, what else, The Vault.

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Swan Drive-In Theatre, 1955, Blue Ridge

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According to the Swan Drive-In website, which goes into much greater detail on the history of this landmark, Jack Jones, Sr.,  and W. H. Tilley, Jr. built the Rialto in 1955 to accommodate ever-growing crowds of moviegoers in Blue Ridge. It’s still open after all these years and remains a popular destination. It’s one of just four remaining drive-in theatres in Georgia.

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