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Decatur in Morgan County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old State Bank Building

 
 
Old State Bank Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 20, 2010
1. Old State Bank Building Marker
Inscription. Erected 1833, Cost $9,482. Classic Revival design. Listed on National Register of Historic Places. Decatur Branch, Bank of The State of Alabama. Chartered 1832 by state legislature, profitable until 1837, charter revoked 1842 and closed. 1842-1901 used as residence, Union Army supply depot, and First National Bank. 1901 purchased by Dr. F. Y. Cantwell. Renovated 1934 by C. W. A. as museum and civic Hall. Donated by Mrs. W. B. Edmundson and American Legion Post No. 15 to City. Restored 1982. Site is original lot No. 60 of 1824 Town Plan.
 
Erected 1983 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 36.849′ N, 86° 59.017′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Alabama, in Morgan County. Marker is on Bank Street Northeast north of Church Street Northeast, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located across from Rhodes Ferry Park. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur AL 35601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Decatur and The Civil War in North Alabama (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Decatur (a few steps from this marker); Hood’s Middle Tennessee Campaign and The Battle for Decatur (a few steps from
Old State Bank Building & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 20, 2010
2. Old State Bank Building & Marker
this marker); First Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Two Bridges Across The Tennessee River (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Leadership at Decatur - McCartney Hotel Site (about 400 feet away); Dancy-Polk House (circa 1829) (about 500 feet away); “An Affair Most Important to Us” - The Federal Right, October 27-28, 1864 (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Decatur.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USIndustry & CommerceWar, US Civil
 
Front View Of The Old State Bank Building image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 20, 2010
3. Front View Of The Old State Bank Building
 
 
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