Daytona Beach in Volusia County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Merchants Bank Building
Halifax Historical Museum
Placed On The
Of Historic Places
By The United States
Department of the Interior
(Marker Number 86000025.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 29° 12.523′ N, 81° 1.065′ W. Marker is in Daytona Beach, Florida, in Volusia County. Marker is on South Beach Street north of Orange Avenue, on the right when traveling south. The Merchants Bank building currently houses the Halifax Historical Museum, and is located within the South Beach Street Historic District (a National Historic District). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 252 South Beach Street, Daytona Beach FL 32114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The History of the Warren Harding Building (within shouting distance of this marker); 224 South Beach Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 128 Orange Avenue (about 300 feet away); Jackie Robinson Ballpark & Museum (about 400 feet away); A Gifted Athlete Willie O’Ree (about 400 feet away); Roberto Clemente (about 400 feet away); Althea Gibson (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daytona Beach.
More about this marker. The NRHP marker is mounted on the front of the building, below the columns to the left when facing the main entrance.
Regarding Merchants Bank Building. The two-story former bank building includes Beaux Arts and Greek Revival elements, including Ionic columns, large arched windows, and a triangular pediment. It was listed with the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
Additional keywords. South Beach Street Historic District
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