McKinney in Collin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
First National Bank Building
Entrepreneur Francis Emerson (1815-1905) founded a McKinney banking firm in 1869, which developed into the First National Bank in 1882. First National bought this site in 1912 and built this classical revival style building. Glazed bricks and massive columns support classical details of cast stone and a gilded eagle. Collin County National Bank, founded in 1883, occupied the building from 1935 to 1958. First Savings and Loan Association officed here from 1958 to 1973.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1986
Erected 1986 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6153.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 33° 11.855′ N, 96° 36.897′ W. Marker is in McKinney, Texas, in Collin County. Marker is on North Tennessee Street north of East Louisiana Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 N Tennessee Street, McKinney TX 75069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Collin County (within shouting distance of this marker); 1927 Collin County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Law Office of James W. Throckmorton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Collin County Prison (about 400 feet away); Texas American Bank/McKinney N. A. (about 400 feet away); 1911 McKinney Post Office (about 500 feet away); Heard-Craig House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crouch-Perkins House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McKinney.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2021, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 24, 2021, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.