Details for First State Bank of Montgomery (Atlas Number 5339007878)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5339007878

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Marker Number 7878
Atlas Number 5339007878
Marker Title First State Bank of Montgomery
Index Entry First State Bank of Montgomery
Address 211 Liberty St.
City Montgomery
County Montgomery
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 240920
UTM Northing 3365170
Subject Codes banks, bankers, banking topics
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text One of first state banks in Texas. Chartered Dec. 11, 1906, it began operations in a frame building on lot south of here. Present building was finished 1908 and is now oldest existing commercial building in this once-thriving trade center. As the town's only bank, it served small farmers while cotton was king in area. Safe was once stolen and the vault still has scars from a robbery. Bank was voluntarily liquidated in 1934. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1934