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Metamora in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Farmers Bank

 
 
Farmers Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, September 21, 2019
1. Farmers Bank Marker
Inscription.  WN. Gordon chartered as a private bank the Farmers Bank in 1910 operating out of Gordon Hall. Henry Lennard was a partner and cashier in 1923. This free standing building was built to house the Farmers Bank. the original safe still stands inside. This bank was robbed in 1930 and 1932. The bank failed in the Depression and was liquidated in 1942.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 39° 26.821′ N, 85° 8.082′ W. Marker is in Metamora, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on 75 Main Street just east of Holland Alley, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19051 75 Main St, Metamora IN 47030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Odd Fellows Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Canal Front Dry Goods Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Christian Thorpe House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson Meat Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Jenks and Martindale Grocery
Farmers Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, September 21, 2019
2. Farmers Bank Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Jonathan Banes House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blacksmith Shop And Cottage (about 300 feet away); Metamora Masonic Lodge (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Metamora.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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