Welcome to the New Orleans pharmacy MuseuLocated in the historic French Quarter houses in the 1823 apothecary and residence of Louis J defeo Jr America's first licensed pharmacist visitors to the museum are invited to experience the heritage of 19th century pharmacy medicine and HealthcarExhibits on the first floor of the museum or City look like 19 st Patrick KerrA graduate of the College of Pharmacy in Paris Lewis do field Jr pass the Louisiana state licensing exam in 1860 becoming the first certified pharmacist in the United States 19th century pharmacy in the Woodlands was unique blah broken markets need of American use of medicinal indigenous plants and it dose of African American herbal medicine practitioners compounded medicines from scratch using plan mineral animal and insect ingredients Opium concoctions perfumes cosmetics and even Lulu portions were also made and sold by the pharmacist