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Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Site of First Oroville Bank

 
 
Site of First Oroville Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
1. Site of First Oroville Bank Marker
Inscription.  
McWilliams & Tymeson
1855
Wells Fargo & Company
Express Agents
First Brick Bldg in Oroville
Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 196
(Seal of the American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976)

 
Erected by Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 196.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
 
Location. 39° 30.851′ N, 121° 33.326′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker is on Montgomery Street near Myers Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2010 Montgomery Street, Oroville CA 95965, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Boehme & Heep Saloon (a few steps from this marker); First Banking Institution in Ophir (a few steps from this marker); The American (within shouting distance of this
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marker); First Pharmacy (within shouting distance of this marker); First Liberty Pole In The West (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Edison Building (about 300 feet away); Historic Oroville Inn (about 300 feet away); Gray Nurse Hardware (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oroville.
 
Site of First Oroville Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
2. Site of First Oroville Bank Marker
The marker is in the sidewalk in front of the building.
Site of First Oroville Bank image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
3. Site of First Oroville Bank
The bank building is on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 20, 2024