Cameron in Milam County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
First National Bank of Cameron
The bank grew slowly at first, but record cotton prices and the discovery of oil in the county during the late 1910s and early 1920s helped the bank to develop. The bank temporarily relocated to the former post office building during construction of a newer, larger structure at the bank’s original site in 1921. Although the bank reorganized during the Great Depression, it remained open, unlike
In 2007, the bank’s name changed again to Classic Bank, to reflect the expansion of its holdings to several cities which already had First National Banks. Today, the institution that began as the First National Bank of Cameron continues to serve the citizens of its community.
Erected 2010 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16507.)
Location. 30° 51.055′ N, 96° 58.644′ W. Marker is in Cameron, Texas, in Milam County. Marker is at the intersection of North Houston Avenue and West 1st Street, on the right when traveling south on North Houston Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 North Houston Avenue, Cameron TX 76520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First United Methodist Church of Cameron (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mrs. Edna Westbrook Trigg (about 400 feet away); Milam County Courthouse (about 400 feet away); All Saints Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Ben Milam (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Milam County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); First Girl's Tomato Club in Texas (about 700 feet away); Milam County Jail of 1895 (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cameron.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 30, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.