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Canadian in Hemphill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First National Bank of Canadian

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
1. First National Bank of Canadian Marker
Inscription. Successor to first bank in Texas Panhandle: the Traders' Bank at Canadian, organized by Henry Hamburg and Robert Moody on August 1, 1887. In 1892 Moody and D. J. Young, his son-in-law, established the Canadian Valley Bank. The two men converted it into the First National Bank of Canadian in 1903. Moody was an official at all three banks. The present structure was built in 1920. Architect was J. C. Berry.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark—1970

 
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1793.)
 
Location. 35° 54.881′ N, 100° 23.095′ W. Marker is in Canadian, Texas, in Hemphill County. Marker is at the intersection of South 2nd Street (U.S. 60) and East Main Street, on the left when traveling south on South 2nd Street. Click for map. Marker is on 2nd street side of building. Marker is in this post office area: Canadian TX 79014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Moody Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Hemphill County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Hemphill (approx. 0.2 miles away); R. Dick Bussell
First National Bank of Canadian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
2. First National Bank of Canadian Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); W.C.T.U. Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jones Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Church Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Canadian (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Canadian.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
First National Bank of Canadian image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
3. First National Bank of Canadian
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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