Details for Early Bank Building (Atlas Number 5225011096)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5225011096


Marker Number 11096
Atlas Number 5225011096
Marker Title Early Bank Building
Index Entry Bank Building, Early
Address 505 E. Goliad
City Crockett
County Houston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 266203
UTM Northing 3467405
Subject Codes banks, bankers, banking topics
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text A typical late 19th Century Texas commercial building, with cast iron front and pressed tin ornamentation. Erected for bank developed in mercantile store of W.E. Mayes (1837-1915). To aid his customers, Mayes in 1880s took care of cash and currency, issued loans and credit; in 1891 sold this business to First National Bank of Crockett, which he and H.F. Moore were organizing. This structure, built 1893-94, was sold 1954 to Mary Aldrich, abstractor. Recorded Texas Historical Landmark - 1972