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Statesboro in Bulloch County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Bank of Statesboro

 
 
The Bank of Statesboro Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 7, 2022
1. The Bank of Statesboro Marker
Inscription.  Built in the Beaux Arts style, this building was constructed in 1911. The bank closed due to the Great Depression in 1932. For the next six decades the building served various commercial purposes before being purchased by the City of Statesboro for the establishment of a community arts center.

Supported by the Jack N. & Addie D. Averitt Foundation.2016

 
Erected 2016 by Bulloch County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
 
Location. 32° 26.937′ N, 81° 46.946′ W. Marker is in Statesboro, Georgia, in Bulloch County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Siebald Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 E Main St, Statesboro GA 30458, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Georgia Theater (a few steps from this marker); Preetorius Building (a few steps from this marker); Center for Hardware
The Bank of Statesboro Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 7, 2022
2. The Bank of Statesboro Marker
The building is now home to the Averitt Center for the Arts.
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(a few steps from this marker); 32 East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Sea Island Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Statesboro Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Bulloch County Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The March to the Sea (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Statesboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2022, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2022, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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May. 26, 2022