Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lewis Bank

 
 
Lewis Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 6, 2014
1. Lewis Bank Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1856 by B.C. Lewis as a private banking business, the oldest bank in Florida has grown with the city and section, in size and services rendered. Since its founding, sons have followed fathers in the profession.
 
Erected 1962 by the Florida Board of Parks and Memorials In Cooperation With Lewis State Bank. (Marker Number F-88.)
 
Location. 30° 26.402′ N, 84° 16.833′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. Marker is at the intersection of East Jefferson Street and South Monroe Street, on the left when traveling east on East Jefferson Street. Marker is flat on the ground bolted to a section of concrete. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee FL 32301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leon County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Exchange Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Florida Sri Chinmoy Peace State (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Florida Liberty Bell Replica
Former Lewis Bank (now Suntrust Bank) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 6, 2014
2. Former Lewis Bank (now Suntrust Bank)
Lewis State Bank became Barnett Bank in 1985.
(about 400 feet away); Old Capitol of Florida (about 500 feet away); USS Tallahassee (about 500 feet away); Capitol of Florida (was about 600 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Leon County Civil War Monument (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 

More. Search the internet for Lewis Bank.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of bank with marker in context. • Can you help?
Paid Advertisement