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West Chester in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Dime Savings Bank

of Chester County, Pennsylvania

— 1890 – 1965 —

 
 
The Dime Savings Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, October 17, 2011
1. The Dime Savings Bank Marker
Inscription.  Chartered by The State of Pennsylvania on April 22, 1890 this is the only Mutual savings bank in the County and is one of seven in the state. It is owned and operated for the benefit of the depositors. Previous locations of the bank were nearby on North High Street at No. 11 (1890 – 1992) At No. 14 (1892 – 1938), and No. 5 (1938 – 1965).
 
Erected 1965.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1900.
 
Location. 39° 57.597′ N, 75° 36.243′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is on East Market Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19380, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Turk’s Head Tavern (here, next to this marker); The First National Bank of West Chester (within shouting distance of this marker); William Darlington (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Glory (within shouting distance of this
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marker); William Darlington M.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester County (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Chester County (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Chester.
 
Marble marker, Dime Savings, Turk's Head Tavern image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, October 17, 2011
2. Marble marker, Dime Savings, Turk's Head Tavern
The Dime Savings Bank image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith S Smith, October 17, 2011
3. The Dime Savings Bank
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 931 times since then and 106 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 11, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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