Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland
The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland was originally chartered as the Cumberland Bank of Alleghany by an act of the 1811 Maryland Legislature and opened for business April 1, 1812. this is the oldest bank in Western Maryland and the second oldest National Bank in the state.
Local architect Bruce Price designed this main banking house in the German Byzantine-Romanesque style and was completed c1893. It was then occupied by the former Second National Bank of Cumberland until 1963.
The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland is dedicated to safeguarding all assets entrusted to it and to promote the financial well being and economic improvement of all citizens in the area.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is April 1, 1812.
Location. 39° 39.102′ N, 78° 45.693′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on Baltimore St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christ's (St. Paul's) Lutheran Church (within shouting Military Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); B’er Chayim (Well of Life) Congregation (about 400 feet away); First Federal Court and Postoffice (about 400 feet away); On This Site Stood Metro Clothes (about 500 feet away); Cumberland City Hall (about 500 feet away); Bell Tower (about 600 feet away); Capture of Generals B.F. Kelly and George Crook (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,556 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.