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The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland

 
 
The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
1. The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland Marker
Inscription. was originally chartered as the Cumberland Bank of Alleghany by an act of the 1811 Maryland Legislature and opened for business April 1, 1812. this is the oldest bank in Western Maryland and the second oldest National Bank in the state.
Local architect Bruce Price designed this main banking house in the German Byzantine-Romanesque style and was completed c1893. It was then occupied by the former Second National Bank of Cumberland until 1963.
The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland is dedicated to safeguarding all assets entrusted to it and to promote the financial well being and economic improvement of all citizens in the area.
 
Location. 39° 39.102′ N, 78° 45.693′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on Baltimore St.. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ's (St. Paul's) Lutheran Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); On This Site Stood Metro Clothes (about 500 feet away); Capture of Generals B.F. Kelly and George Crook
The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 28, 2009
2. The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland Marker
(about 600 feet away); A Boom for Cumberland (about 600 feet away); Capture of Generals (about 700 feet away); McNeill’s Raid (about 700 feet away); This Tablet Marks the Site of Old Fort Cumberland (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cumberland.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,259 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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