Details for First State Bank Building (Atlas Number 5411012496)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5411012496


Marker Number 12496
Atlas Number 5411012496
Marker Title First State Bank Building
Index Entry First State Bank Building
City Richland Springs
County San Saba
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes banks, bankers, banking topics; commercial buildings
Marker Year 2001
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location corner of Main and Carter (FM 45)
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text In 1910, Richland Springs businessman John Burleson contracted with Enoch Archer to construct this building to house his banking business. In addition to the bank, the building housed other businesses, including retail shops and medical offices. Constructed of locally quarried sandstone, it features stained glass windows and two gray granite columns flanking the entrance. The beneficiary of local preservation efforts at the end of the 20th century, the building is a significant part of the community's architectural heritage. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2001