Marion in Guadalupe County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Marion State Bank
Marion State Bank began operation in the first floor rear area of the H.D. Dreyer building, which also housed the Waldorf Club, a local saloon. The bank purchased the property in 1910 and moved to the front part of the building. It remained at that site until 1987, when it relocated to new facilities here.
Marion State Bank was among the first state chartered banks in Texas, and it remains one of the state’s oldest community-based financial institutions. Throughout its history, it has
Today, Marion State Bank serves as a reminder of the area’s early history, as well as its steady growth and development. As with its founding, the bank continues in service as a hometown institution.
Erected 2006 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13610.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 29° 34.225′ N, 98° 8.651′ W. Marker is in Marion, Texas, in Guadalupe County. Marker is at the intersection of West San Antonio Street (Farm to Market Road 78) and South Cunningham Street, on the right when traveling east on West San Antonio Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 W San Antonio St, Marion TX 78124, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Paul Church (approx. 5 miles away); Cibolo (approx. 5˝ miles away); Schertz Historic Site (approx. 7 miles away); a different marker also named Schertz Historic Site (approx. 7.1 miles away); Comal Community (approx. 7.1 miles away); Carl Heinrich Guenther (approx. 7.9 miles away); The New Braunfels Cemetery (approx. 7.9 miles away); West End Park and Dance Hall (approx. 8.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2020, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.