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Glen Rose in Somervell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

First National Bank

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
1. First National Bank Marker
Inscription.  Hand hewn-native stone structure, built 1896 by A. P. Humphreys, as saloon. Lodge hall upstairs hosted dances, socials, stage shows.

First National moved in, 1902, with such customers as Col. Charles Goodnight, trail-blazing cattleman.

Scene of 1917 robbery and shooting of one bandit.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964

 
Erected 1964 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1781.)
 
Location. 32° 14.082′ N, 97° 45.321′ W. Marker is in Glen Rose, Texas, in Somervell County. Marker is at the intersection of Northeast Barnard Street (State Highway 144) and Elm Street (State Highway 144), on the right when traveling north on Northeast Barnard Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Northeast Barnard Street, Glen Rose TX 76043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Somervell County (within shouting distance of this marker); Dinosaur Tracks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line).
 
More about this marker. This marker is missing the usual medallion with the seal of the Texas State Historical Survey Committee. Only the plaque containing the marker text remains.
 
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First National Bank image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
2. First National Bank
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 83 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 13, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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