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Jackson in Teton County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

The Jackson State Bank

 
 
The Jackson State Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 10, 2011
1. The Jackson State Bank Marker
Inscription.  was organized by Robert Miller in 1914 and was located on Crabtree Corner. Most of the initial capital of $10,000 was subscribed to by local citizens. Mr. Miller's nickname was "Old Twelve Percent" due to the high interest rate he charged.

Next door to the bank stood Ma Reed's Hotel, where meals cost between 25 and 75 cents. Rooms were $1.50 per night, unheated. Later it became the Crabtree Hotel.

Not all construction was commercial such as the Van Vleck residence on east Broadway. It is easily recognizable today as Jedediah's House of Sourdough.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 43° 28.783′ N, 110° 45.706′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Wyoming, in Teton County. Marker is on East Broadway. Marker is on Jackson Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson WY 83001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elk Antler Arches (within shouting distance of this marker); Teton County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); John Colter (within shouting distance

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of this marker); The Jackson Town Square (within shouting distance of this marker); In The Early Days (within shouting distance of this marker); The Square as it appeared in 1936 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Clubhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Gathering (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Crabtree Corner image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 10, 2011
2. Crabtree Corner
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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Jun. 12, 2024