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Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Farmers State Bank Building

 
 
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By Keith Peterson
1. Farmers State Bank Building Marker
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The Merchants and Farmers Bank began in 1898 and incorporated as Farmers State Bank in 1905. In 1910, bank officers contracted for the building of a new bank onto existing commercial property at this site. Construction was finished in 1912. In the 1960s, the bank moved and the building changed owners several times before Williamson County purchased it in 1967, using it for a variety of offices in the following decades. The building’s Classical Revival architecture features two large columns with Corinthian capitals and a temple front façade. Detailing on the pronounced central pediment includes dentils and egg and dart molding.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2006
 
Erected 2007 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13603.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 30° 38.21′ N, 97° 40.689′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 716 S Austin Ave, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
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Williamson County Historical Museum, February 18, 2007
2. Farmers State Bank Building Marker
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markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Jones Rivers (within shouting distance of this marker); David Love Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge Greenleaf Fisk (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Justice John Edward Hickman (within shouting distance of this marker); Steele Store - Makemson Hotel Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamson County (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Glasscock, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
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By Sharon N. Goodman
3. Farmers State Bank Building
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By Sharon N. Goodman
4. Farmers State Bank Building Details
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,090 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 1, 2007, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on April 2, 2008, by Matt Gholson of Houston, Texas.   3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2010, by Sharon N. Goodman of Round Rock, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 26, 2021