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Hendersonville in Henderson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Commercial Bank Building

ca. 1905

 

— (Hendersonville, N.C .) —

 
Commercial Bank Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 23, 2010
1. Commercial Bank Building Marker
Inscription.  Commercial Bank, the town's second occupied the northern portion of the building until merging with First National Bank. The Wanteska Trust & Banking Company operated here from 1909 to 1919. Other tenanta have been La Vouge Hat Shop, Patterson's Women's Wear and in the southern storefront W.H. Hawkins & Son, Jeweler/Optometrist and Patterson's Men's Shop.
 
Erected by Hendersonville Historic Preservation Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 35° 19.026′ N, 82° 27.626′ W. Marker is in Hendersonville, North Carolina, in Henderson County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Located between 4th and 5th Avenues West. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 421 North Main Street, Hendersonville NC 28792, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Bank and Trust Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); J. C. Penny Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Queen Theater (within shouting
Commercial Bank Building image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 23, 2010
2. Commercial Bank Building
Building today houses Marble Slab Creamery
distance of this marker); 412-414 N. Main (within shouting distance of this marker); Ewbank & Ewbank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Citizens National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Cole Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Kirk Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hendersonville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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