Germantown in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Germantown Bank
The bank was created for the convenience of Germantown residents and mill workers. Augustus Selby served as its president until 1958, when it merged with 1st National Bank of Gaithersburg to become chartered as Maryland State Bank of Montgomery County. The manager of this bank was for many years Mrs. Carrie Greene, sister of Carlton Browning, the local postman.
On October 30, 1960 the bank merged with Suburban Trust (later Suburban Bank) and in 1966 Lewis Wood came to manage the
The Germantown Bank gives the impression of solidity and compactness so typical of bank buildings of this time in small towns across America. It is constructed of brick painted white with barred windows and door and the entrance is flanked by columns.
Location. 39° 10.397′ N, 77° 16.285′ W. Marker is in Germantown, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Mateny Hill Road west of Blunt Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19330 Mateny Hill Road, Germantown MD 20874, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Liberty Mill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reflections of Old Germantown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Railway Bed (approx. half a mile away); The Musser Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Grusendorf Log House (approx. 1.9 miles away); To Honor the Memory of George A, (Jay) Chadwick Jr. (approx. 1.9 miles away); Black Hill Gold Mine (approx. 1.9 miles away); Waters' Mill (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Germantown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.