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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maggie Walker

(1867-1934)

 
 
Maggie Walker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 24, 2009
1. Maggie Walker Marker
Inscription. Founder of the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in 1903, now Consolidated Bank & Trust Company, whose headquarters stood here 1910-1975.

"What do we need to still further develop and prosper us, numerically and financially? Let us put our moneys together; let us put our money out at usury among ourselves, and reap the benefits ourselves. Let us have a bank that will take the nickels and turn them into dollars."
...August 20, 1901

Placed by the Directors of Consolidated Bank & Trust Company, August, 1976.
 
Erected 1976 by Consolidated Bank & Trust Company.
 
Location. 37° 32.749′ N, 77° 26.415′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North 1st Street and East Marshall Street, on the right when traveling north on North 1st Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Giles Beecher Jackson (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Mitchell, Jr., "Fighting Editor" (about 700 feet away); Jackson Ward (about 800 feet away); Millerís and Eggleston Hotels
N 1st St & E Marshall St image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 24, 2009
2. N 1st St & E Marshall St
(approx. 0.2 miles away); A Legacy on Leigh Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alfred D. “A.D.” Price (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quality Row (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Preston Moore (approx. ľ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .
1. 1903 - St. Luke Penny Savings Bank. Minority Banking Timeline (Submitted on December 28, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Consolidated Bank and Trust Company. Founded by Maggie Walker (Submitted on December 28, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site. National Park Service (Submitted on December 28, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 787 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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