“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Addis in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Addis Museum

“Bank Of Addis”

Addis Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2014
1. Addis Museum Marker
Inscription. Chartered in 1919, the Bank of Addis was constructed the following year on land purchased from William Gassie, Jr., one of the original bank shareholders. in 1925 the Bank became a branch of the Port Allen Bank and Trust Company. Following the Stock Market Crash of 1929, the Addis branch closed it's operation in 1930. The building remained vacant until 1936 when Joseph "Doc" Hebert purchased it and leased it for the Addis Post Office. In 1956 William C. Guidry, Jr. purchased the building and used it as a grocery and Post Office until 1981. The town of Addis purchased the building in 1984 as a community museum. in 1992 The Bank Of Addis building was recognized as the last surviving building of the Addis historic commercial district and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Erected by Town of Addis.
Location. 30° 21.265′ N, 91° 16.006′ W. Marker is in Addis, Louisiana, in West Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Ray Rivet Street and Harris Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Ray Rivet Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Addis LA 70710, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town Of Addis (approx. 0.4
Addis Museum Building image. Click for full size.
September 19, 2014
2. Addis Museum Building
miles away); St. Delphine Plantation (approx. one mile away); Historic Lukeville School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Antioch Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Charles P. Adams (approx. 2.6 miles away); Brusly, Louisiana (approx. 2.6 miles away); Sardine Point (approx. 2.7 miles away); St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Addis.
Categories. Notable Buildings
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