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Douglas in Coffee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Coffee County Bank Building

Constructed 1910

 
 
Coffee County Bank Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 10, 2021
1. Coffee County Bank Building Marker
Inscription.  
was entered on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the
United States Department of the Interior
under provisions of the
National Historic Preservation Act of 1966
December 10, 1982

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
 
Location. 31° 30.541′ N, 82° 51.014′ W. Marker is in Douglas, Georgia, in Coffee County. Marker is at the intersection of Peterson Avenue South (U.S. 441) and East Ward Street (Georgia Route 32), on the left when traveling south on Peterson Avenue South. Marker is mounted at eye-level near the southwest corner of the subject building, facing Peterson Avenue South. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 Peterson Avenue South, Douglas GA 31533, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coffee County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Coffee County (within shouting distance of this marker); Tanner Mercantile Company (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Coffee County (within
Coffee County Bank Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 10, 2021
2. Coffee County Bank Building Marker
(southwest corner of the building • facing Peterson Avenue • marker is between window and front entrance)
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shouting distance of this marker); Martin Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Tanner Mercantile Company (about 300 feet away); Douglas Surgical Institute and Infirmary (about 400 feet away); Tri - Hi - Y International (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Douglas.
 
Regarding The Coffee County Bank Building. National Register of Historic Places #82000144 (listed as Union Banking Company Building). Also a contributing property in the Downtown Douglas Historic District, NRHP #93000941.
 
Also see . . .  Union Banking Company Building (Wikipedia). The Union Banking Company Building (also known as the Coffee County Bank) is a historic three-story brick building in Douglas, Georgia. The building was built in 1910-11 and has two facades facing streets, which include ten distinctive terracotta gargoyles. (Submitted on October 13, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Coffee County Bank Building (<i>west elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 10, 2021
3. Coffee County Bank Building (west elevation)
Coffee County Bank Building (<i>south elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 10, 2021
4. Coffee County Bank Building (south elevation)
Terracotta Gargoyles image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 10, 2021
5. Terracotta Gargoyles
Coffee County Bank Building image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 10, 2021
6. Coffee County Bank Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 13, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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