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Alexander Mitchell & Company Bank

 
 
Alexander Mitchell & Company Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, May 23, 2022
1. Alexander Mitchell & Company Bank Marker
Inscription.  Robbed of approximately $2,000 at noon, October 30, 1866, by the Jesse James gang. This was the second bank robbed by this gang. Though pursued by a posse, the robbers escaped.
 
Erected 1991 by friends of the James Farm.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Jesse James series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 30, 1866.
 
Location. 39° 11.129′ N, 93° 53.083′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Missouri, in Lafayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 224) and North 9th Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Marker is on the doors of The Heist restaurant. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 827 Main St, Lexington MO 64067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fifth Branch Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of Russell, Majors and Waddell Home Office (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (about 500 feet away); Wentworth World War Memorial
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(about 500 feet away); Lafayette County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Madonna of the Trail Monument (about 600 feet away); Trail of Death (about 600 feet away); Lexington (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Additional keywords. crime, outlaws
 
Alexander Mitchell & Company Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, May 23, 2022
2. Alexander Mitchell & Company Bank Marker
Marker is on the left door.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2022, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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