Second National Bank, 1865
In 1955, the Second National Bank was the oldest bank in Crawford County in continuous operation. The 90th anniversary celebration featured displays of real and counterfeit bills for comparison, and currency dating from 1862. Over 700 attendees received corsages and change purses as souvenirs of the event.
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• 1862 paper currency
• By 1905, Second National Bank had constructed this four-story Victorian Gothic structure which encompassed their original and the neighboring brick building.
• Chartered in 1865, this two-story building was immediately constructed and forms part of the current Park Building.
• An extensive renovation, completed in 1918, replaced the mansard roof with stone coping and refaced the entire exterior with stone. Mahogany woodwork graced the interior and an elevator was installed.
Erected by Oil Region Alliance and City of Titusville.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1955.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Algrunix Building, 1894 (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Birth of George Washington Bicentennial (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Drake Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Titusville Oil Exchange (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Titusville Trust Company, 1919 (about 300 feet away); Titusville Oil Exchange: World's First (about 300 feet away); Site of Titusville Oil Exchange (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
Also see . . . Welcome to Titusville, Pennsylvania - Birthplace of the Oil Industry. City website homepage (Submitted on December 31, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.