Victoria in Victoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Brownson entered into a partnership with Eugene Sibley in 1882 to form Brownson and Sibley. In December 1889 they joined with 22 additional investors and organized the First National Bank of Victoria. Brownson served as first president of the new bank, which opened with a capital stock of $150,000. It was reorganized in 1913 as the Victoria National Bank. The following year, the institution relocated to the Welder building at this site. The institution became the First Victoria National Bank in 1963.
An important element of Victoria's business and economic history, this bank has included among its directors, officers and staff some of the area's most influential citizens. It continues to serve its customers and support numerous
Erected 1992 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 537.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1889.
Location. 28° 47.949′ N, 97° 0.374′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Texas, in Victoria County. Marker is at the intersection of West Constitution Street and South Main Street on West Constitution Street. The marker is located on the corner of the building facing Constitution Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 South Main Street, Victoria TX 77901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); De Leon Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); 1892 Victoria County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Victor M. Rose (about 400 feet away); Victoria County (about 400 feet away); O'Connor-Proctor Building (about 400 feet away); Joe F. and Amelia Jecker House (about 400 feet away); Victoria County, C.S.A. (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
Also see . . . Banks and Banking. (Submitted on February 22, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 22, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.