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Steinauer in Pawnee County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Bank of Steinauer

 
 
Bank of Steinauer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 3, 2021
1. Bank of Steinauer Marker
Inscription.  In 1888, the building was constructed by Joseph Steinauer to house his banking business. In 1898, the bank received its charter. The ownership of the bank has remained within the Steinauer family for five generations.
 
Erected by Steinauer Community Heritage House; and Pawnee County Promotional Network. (Marker Number 7.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 40° 12.44′ N, 96° 14.067′ W. Marker is in Steinauer, Nebraska, in Pawnee County. Marker is on Main Street just south of 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, near the southeast corner of the subject building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 Main Street, Steinauer NE 68441, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Opera House (a few steps from this marker); Steinauer Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Community Park (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Knights of Columbus Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jailhouse (about 300 feet away); Steinauer Community Heritage House (about 400 feet away); N.A. Steinauer Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Steinauer.
 
Regarding Bank of Steinauer. National Register of Historic Places #88000934, as Steinauer Opera House.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Steinauer Community Heritage House Walking Tour
 
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1. Bank of Steinauer.
In 1894 the bank moved into its current location. Inside the original vault and oak counters are intact. The bank charter remains on display in its original frame. The ownership of the bank remains within the Steinauer family.
(Submitted on January 16, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Bank of Steinauer History.
The Bank of Steinauer was established in 1888, but was not expected to transact much business. However, it soon
Bank of Steinauer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 3, 2021
2. Bank of Steinauer Marker
(marker is located near the southeast corner of the bank building)
became an essential part of the community, and needed to be properly organized and equipped with experienced help. Because of his advanced age, Joseph put his son, John, in charge of the bank as cashier. John had obtained prior experience in the bank of W. C. Henry in Pawnee City, Nebraska. Joseph's other son, Nicholas, was appointed assistant cashier. Having been capitalized for $30,000 in 1893, The Bank of Steinauer was chartered on July 5, 1898, and has been continuously owned and operated by the Steinauer family and its descendants for five generations.
(Submitted on January 17, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Bank of Steinauer (<i>west/front elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 3, 2021
3. Bank of Steinauer (west/front elevation)
Bank of Steinauer (<i>northwest elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 3, 2021
4. Bank of Steinauer (northwest elevation)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 16, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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