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Bedford in Lawrence County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of the Bedford Branch of the State Bank of Indiana

— 1834 —– 1854 —

 
 
Site of the Bedford Branch of the State Bank of Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
1. Site of the Bedford Branch of the State Bank of Indiana Marker
Inscription.  
Created by the Legislature on January 28, 1834, it was one of ten original branch banks. This institution served six counties and contributed greatly to Bedford’s growth.

First President was Col. William McLane, followed by John Vestal.

First cashier was Dan R. Dunihue, followed by Isaac Rector.

This was also the location of the Bedford Branch of the Bank of the State of Indiana, 1855 — 1871.
 
Erected 1968 by Stone City National Bank, Lawrence County Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1935.
 
Location. 38° 51.733′ N, 86° 29.005′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Indiana, in Lawrence County. Marker is on 15th Street (U.S. 50) west of I Street, on the right when traveling west. Located on the North side of the Courthouse Square in Bedford, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bedford IN 47421, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indiana Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); Bison-tennial Public Art Project
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Lawrence County Korean Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cornerstone of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawrence County World War II Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawrence County Vietnam Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawrence County Soldiers Sailors and Pioneers Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lawrence County Bicentennial Celebration (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bedford.
 
Obverse Side - - Site of the Bedford Branch of the State Bank of Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Site of the Bedford Branch of the State Bank of Indiana Marker
Wide View - - Site of the Bedford Branch of the State Bank of Indiana Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
3. Wide View - - Site of the Bedford Branch of the State Bank of Indiana Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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