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

The Old First National Bank of Navasota

 
 
The Old First National Bank of Navasota Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 24, 2020
1. The Old First National Bank of Navasota Marker
Inscription.  

Local Architect, Contractor and Stonemason James Davern and his brother-in-law C.C. Camp built this commercial edifice in the 1880s. Constructed of cement-covered stone rubble, it was remodeled with renaissance revival detailing in the 1890s, during the ownership of the First National Bank of Navasota. Occupied by the bank until 1952, it has also housed a hotel, offices, a telephone company, and a variety of stores.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981

Entered in the National Register of Historic Places 1982
 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8576.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 30° 23.222′ N, 96° 5.425′ W. Marker is in Navasota, Texas, in Grimes County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Avenue and 10th Street, on the left when traveling west on West Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 West Washington Avenue, Navasota TX 77868, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
The Old First National Bank of Navasota and Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, October 24, 2020
2. The Old First National Bank of Navasota and Marker
. The Lewis J. Wilson Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Mickelborough Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frank Augustus Hamer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rene Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle (approx. ¼ mile away); First Presbyterian Church of Navasota (approx. ¼ mile away); Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First Baptist Church of Navasota (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Freeman Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navasota.
 
Also see . . .  Navasota History. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on November 9, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 30 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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