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Girard in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

First State Bank of Girard

 
 
First State Bank of Girard Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2010
1. First State Bank of Girard Marker
Inscription.  
First Brick Bldg.
in Crawford Co.
Erected by Franklin Playter
1870
Owned by
state's first woman banker
Sarah A. Haldeman
1905 - 1915
First home of
Mr. and Mrs. E Haldeman-Julius
1915 - 1918

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWomen.
 
Location. 37° 30.563′ N, 94° 50.584′ W. Marker is in Girard, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is on Prairie Street near Summit Street (Kansas Highway 7), on the right when traveling east. Marker is along the south side of the courthouse square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 East Prairie Street, Girard KS 66743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Girard, Kansas (within shouting distance of this marker); Bennefeld VFW Post 7479 War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Kansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial" (about 300 feet away); Appeal to Reason (about 500 feet away); Carnegie Library
First State Bank of Girard and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2011
2. First State Bank of Girard and Marker
(about 500 feet away); American Legion Post 26 Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Garden of Memories Veterans Memorial (approx. 7˝ miles away); Helm American Legion Post 182 Veterans Memorial (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Girard.
 
Also see . . .
1. Haldeman-Julius Family Papers. (Submitted on October 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Sarah Haldeman Papers. (Submitted on October 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
First State Bank of Girard image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 5, 2011
3. First State Bank of Girard
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 504 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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