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Sulphur Springs in Hopkins County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

City National Bank

 
 
City National Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
1. City National Bank Marker
Inscription.  The oldest banking institution in Sulphur Springs, City National Bank was organized in 1889. The first board of directors included J. J. Dabbs, John T. Hargrove, J. F. Carter, J. A. B. Putnam, W. B. Womack, W. A. Dabbs, and S. W. Summers. A two-story brick building was erected at this site on the town square. W. W. Jones, Sr., was a dominant figure in the bank. With his strong leadership, the bank thrived and survived the Great Depression intact. The original bank building was razed in 1968 and a new structure was built in its place.
 
Erected 1989 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7304.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 33° 8.308′ N, 95° 36.095′ W. Marker is in Sulphur Springs, Texas, in Hopkins County. Marker is at the intersection of Gilmer Street and Connally Street, on the right when traveling south on Gilmer Street. Mounted to the wall of the bank. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Connally Street, Sulphur Springs TX 75482, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
The City National Bank & marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 25, 2018
2. The City National Bank & marker.
8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hopkins County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Home County of Texas Confederate General W. H. King / Texas in the Civil War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Union Stockade (about 600 feet away); Hopkins County Echo-Daily News-Telegram (about 800 feet away); Sulphur Springs Volunteer Fire Department and Fire Bell of 1889 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Townsite of Tarrant (approx. 4.2 miles away); Historic Roadside Park (approx. 7.4 miles away); Confederate Refugees in Texas, C. S. A. (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sulphur Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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