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

Lewis Bank

 
 
Lewis Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
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 Tallahassee Lunch Counter Sit-Ins (within shouting distance of this marker); Tallahassee Bus Boycott (within shouting distance of
Lewis Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, December 4, 2014
2. Lewis Bank Marker
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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); Leon County World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Combat Wounded Veterans (about 400 feet away); Florida Liberty Bell Replica (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
 
Former Lewis Bank (now Suntrust Bank) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, December 6, 2014
3. Former Lewis Bank (now Suntrust Bank)
Lewis State Bank became Barnett Bank in 1985.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 9, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   2. submitted on October 28, 2022, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.   3. submitted on December 9, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Jan. 28, 2023