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Belcher in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

First State Bank of Belcher

Historic Site

 
 
First State Bank of Belcher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 3, 2015
1. First State Bank of Belcher Marker
Inscription. The First State bank of Belcher was organized in 1913. The present brick building was designed by the architect Edward F. Neild of Shreveport and built in 1924. The First State Bank later became Caddo Trust & Savings Bank the Belcher Masonic Lodge #332 was chartered in 1909 with 22 members and met upstairs in this building each month until it consolidated with the Ida Masonic Lodge #324 in 1991.
 
Erected by Red River Crossroads Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 45.119′ N, 93° 50.004′ W. Marker is in Belcher, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Caddo Street (State Highway 3049) and East Street, on the right when traveling east on Caddo Street. Click for map. Marker is mounted on the north wall of the building at its west end. Marker is in this post office area: Belcher LA 71004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ruben V. Glassell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Belcher Mound (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Belcher Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Louisiana Maneuvers Led by General Patton
First State Bank of Belcher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 3, 2015
2. First State Bank of Belcher Marker
Marker is mounted on the north wall
of the building near its west end
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Cedar Bluff Ferry (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lynn Plantation (approx. 2.8 miles away); Oil City (approx. 8 miles away); First Over Water Oil Well (approx. 8.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Belcher.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & Commerce
 
Bank Building at Corner of Caddo St and East St image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 3, 2015
3. Bank Building at Corner of Caddo St and East St
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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