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Downtown Roanoke in Roanoke, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First National Bank

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
First National Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
1. First National Bank Marker
Inscription.  
This property
is listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

and registered as a
Virginia Historic
Landmark

1909

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 37° 16.343′ N, 79° 56.439′ W. Marker is in Downtown Roanoke in Roanoke, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Jefferson Street and Salem Avenue Southwest, on the left when traveling north on South Jefferson Street. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the northeast corner of the subject building, facing South Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke VA 24011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial National Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); North Jefferson Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Norfolk & Western General Office Building (about 300 feet away); First Train to Big Lick (about 300 feet away); Hotel Roanoke (about 400 feet away);
First National Bank Marker<br>(<i>wide view • marker visible near bottom right</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
2. First National Bank Marker
(wide view • marker visible near bottom right)
Norfolk and Western Passenger Station (about 400 feet away); The Market Square Walkway (about 400 feet away); Roanoke City Market (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown Roanoke.
 
Regarding First National Bank. National Register of Historic Places #82004591 (1982) • Virginia Historic Landmark (1982)
 
Also see . . .  First National Bank (Wikipedia). First National Bank, also known as People's Federal Building and Liberty Trust Co., was built in 1910, and is a seven-story, granite and buff-colored brick building in the French Renaissance style. It features a Roman Ionic columned main entrance and Doric columns in the main banking hall derived from the Temple of Apollo at Delos. (Submitted on June 2, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
First National Bank (<i>northeast corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
3. First National Bank (northeast corner view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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