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Council Grove in Morris County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Farmers & Drovers Bank

1893

 

—Philomathian Heritage Plaque —

 
Farmers & Drovers Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
1. Farmers & Drovers Bank Marker
Inscription.
Constructed by F. Roussillet, contractor, this building is an electic [sic] style two story brick with limestone Romanesque arches over half round stained glass windows, marble columns and a Bysantine [sic] dome. The adjacent business building was constructed in 1902 to compliment the ornate bank structure. It is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Farmers and Drovers Bank was organized in 1882 with W.H. White as president.
 
Erected by G. F. W. C. Philomathian Club.
 
Location. 38° 39.651′ N, 96° 29.443′ W. Marker is in Council Grove, Kansas, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 56) and Neosho Street (Kansas Route 177), on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 West Main Street, Council Grove KS 66846, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Malcolm Conn Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Conn Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Council Grove National Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Council Grove (within
Farmers & Drovers Bank image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
2. Farmers & Drovers Bank
shouting distance of this marker); A Well-furnished Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Cottage House Hotel and Motel (about 300 feet away); Hays House (about 300 feet away); First Santa Fe Pack Train (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Council Grove.
 
Also see . . .
1. Farmer & Drovers Bank National Register Nomination. (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Council Grove Historic Sites. (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Council Grove, Kansas. (Submitted on July 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Farmers & Drovers Bank Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
3. Farmers & Drovers Bank Detail
Farmers & Drovers Bank Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
4. Farmers & Drovers Bank Detail
Farmers & Drovers Bank Dome image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
5. Farmers & Drovers Bank Dome
Farmers & Drovers Bank Column Capital image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2011
6. Farmers & Drovers Bank Column Capital
Note Eagle motif
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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