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Merchants Savings & Trust Company

1902-1983

 
 
Merchants Savings & Trust Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 1, 2016
1. Merchants Savings & Trust Company Marker
Inscription. "The Merchants Savings & Trust Company failed to open for business today. I.C. Swigart, State Bank Examiner, took over the bank, at 1410 Fifth Avenue, to protect depositors, he announced. While a few days ago the bank was believed able to continue business, continual withdrawals since closing of three other Pittsburgh banks Monday caused today's action. The bank has 200 accounts..."
The Pittsburgh Press
September 24, 1931
 
Location. 40° 26.311′ N, 79° 59.154′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1410 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mercy Hospital (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Le Magnifique (approx. mile away); Epiphany Roman Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Local 471 American Federation of Musicians (approx. 0.3 miles away); "The Bell Speaks" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Duquesne University (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Muslim Mosque of Pittsburgh (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kier Refinery (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Merchants Savings & Trust Company Building image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 1, 2016
2. Merchants Savings & Trust Company Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on August 1, 2016.
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