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

Bank of Menard

1903

 
 
Bank of Menard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2019
1. Bank of Menard Marker
Inscription.  Built of native stone for settlers then keeping money in merchants' safes or riding 60 robber-infested miles to do banking. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1964.
 
Erected 1964 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 297.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1964.
 
Location. 30° 55.031′ N, 99° 47.115′ W. Marker is in Menard, Texas, in Menard County. Marker is at the intersection of East San Saba Avenue and Bevans Street, on the right when traveling east on East San Saba Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Menard TX 76859, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of the Santa Cruz de San Saba Mission (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sacred Heart Catholic Church (about 300 feet away); Welcome to Menard, Texas / The Old Sacred Heart Catholic Church (about 300 feet away); The Lafora Map / An Apache Encampment (about 400 feet away); "The Ditch" (about 500 feet away); Fort McKavett C.S.A. / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense
Bank of Menard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2019
2. Bank of Menard Marker
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(about 500 feet away); Menard County Memorial of Those Who Died (about 500 feet away); Great Western Trail (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menard.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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May. 22, 2022