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The Birthplace of Banking in Greenwood

 
 
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By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 13, 2013
1. The Birthplace of Banking in Greenwood Marker
Inscription. The first bank, the Bank of Greenwood, was started in 1892 in a brick building that was built on this site by Grafton Johnson. It became the Greenwood Banking Co. In 1893 and was The First National Bank from 1906 to 1930, when the banking firm moved to the northwest corner of Madison and Main. The building then housed a loan company for more than 40 years. It became the property of the National Bank of Greenwood in 1975 when the land and buildings on the southwest corner were purchased to expand N.B.G., which was organized in 1934.
 
Erected 1976 by Greenwood Historical Society and National Bank of Greenwood.
 
Location. 39° 36.803′ N, 86° 6.583′ W. Marker is in Greenwood, Indiana, in Johnson County. Marker is on South Madison Avenue south of West Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenwood IN 46142, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James T. and Laura Polk Community House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Church, School and Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); J. T. Polk Canning Co.
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By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 13, 2013
2. Reverse View - - The Birthplace of Banking in Greenwood Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); First Cabin in Greenwood (approx. 1.4 miles away); Proctor Park (approx. 3.4 miles away); Mary Bryan, Pioneer Woman (approx. 3.6 miles away); Glade-Dobbins Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenwood.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
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By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 13, 2013
3. Wide View - - The Birthplace of Banking in Greenwood Marker
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By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 13, 2013
4. Reverse Wide View - - The Birthplace of Banking in Greenwood Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 189 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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