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Brenham in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Former Bank Building of Giddings & Giddings

 
 
Former Bank Building of Giddings & Giddings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, June 11, 2018
1. Former Bank Building of Giddings & Giddings Marker
Inscription.  A private firm; Brenham's first bank, founded 1866 by lawyer-brothers J. D. and D. C. Giddings. This building was erected 1872 for bank, with Brenham Chapter No. 5, Royal Arch Masons, owning third floor. Bank closed in 1945.
 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8338.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 30° 10.007′ N, 96° 23.885′ W. Marker is in Brenham, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of South Park Street and West Alamo Street (Business U.S. 290), on the right when traveling south on South Park Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 S Park St, Brenham TX 77833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Brenham Maifest (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas Confederate County Commissioners Court (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington County, C.S.A.
Former Bank Building of Giddings & Giddings image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, March 18, 2014
2. Former Bank Building of Giddings & Giddings
(within shouting distance of this marker); Schmid Bros. Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Bassett and Bassett Banking House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Old St. Anthony Hotel (about 700 feet away); Brenham Normal and Industrial College (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brenham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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