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Scottsdale in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

1921 - Farmers State Bank

 
 
1921 - Farmers State Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
1. 1921 - Farmers State Bank Marker
Inscription.  
1921 - 1931 Farmers State Bank
1931 - Present Rusty Spur Cafe


Opened January 21, 1921, the Farmers State was the town's first bank. The building also served as the town library and the first office of the Chamber of Commerce. Closed during the depression, never to reopen as a bank, the building housed a currency exchange, an insurance agency, the Scottsdale Coffee Shop, and for over twenty five years the Rusty Spur Cafe.
 
Erected by Scottsdale Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 29.581′ N, 111° 55.496′ W. Marker is in Scottsdale, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7245 East Main Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1921 - Sterling Drug Store (within shouting distance of this marker); 1929 - U.S. Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scottsdale Grammar School / The Little Red Schoolhouse
1921 - Farmers State Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel
2. 1921 - Farmers State Bank Marker
(about 400 feet away); Winfield Scott Memorial (about 400 feet away); Permanent Home of the "Beavers" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herbert "Herb" R. Drinkwater (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Chaplain (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsdale.
 
Also see . . .  Rusty Spur Saloon. (Submitted on October 20, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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