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Lisbon in Columbiana County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Firestone Bros. Bankers

 
 
Firestone Bros. Bankers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2016
1. Firestone Bros. Bankers Marker
Inscription.  In May 1879, S.J. and D.W. Firestone opened a private bank under the name Firestone Bros. Bankers. The bank moved to this location in 1883. In 1911, the bank was incorporated as a state bank and the name was changed to The Firestone Bank. The Firestone family actively participated in the operation of the Firestone Bank for the next 82 years, until 1994.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 40° 46.355′ N, 80° 46.044′ W. Marker is in Lisbon, Ohio, in Columbiana County. Marker is on North Park Avenue just west of North Nelson Avenue (East Parkway), on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted at eye-level on the subject bank building, just below the flag pole. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 North Park Avenue, Lisbon OH 44432, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Naval Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio's Oldest Brick Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rebecca Furnace (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stone House
Firestone Branch, Huntington National Bank image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 30, 2016
2. Firestone Branch, Huntington National Bank
(marker is mounted on wall • just below flag pole)
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Church Hill Road Bridge / Timber Covered Bridges (approx. 3 miles away); Teegarden-Centennial Covered Bridge / Teegarden (approx. 4.6 miles away); Morgan's Surrender (approx. 5.4 miles away); St. Philip Neri (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lisbon.
 
Also see . . .  Col. Hon. Solomon J. "S.J." Firestone. ( From the History of Columbiana County, Ohio, 1905) HON. S. J. Firestone, president of Firestone Brothers' Bank at Lisbon, one of the soundest financial institutions in this part of the State, has attained distinction as lawyer, soldier, judge and banker. In 1878, in partnership with his brother, Daniel J., Judge Firestone established Firestone Brothers' Bank, which has done the largest banking business of any institution at Lisbon. Since the death of Daniel J. Firestone, our subject has devoted his entire attention to his banking business and his extensive real estate holdings in the county. The officers of this institution are: Hon. S. J. Firestone, president; Ed. Firestone (son of Daniel J.), cashier; and Ross W. Firestone, assistant cashier. (Submitted on January 5, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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