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Winters in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Winters State Bank

 
 
Winters State Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
1. Winters State Bank Marker
Inscription.  

Founded 1906 by John Q. McAdams, who served 17 years as cashier, and since as president. Original capitalization was $15,000.

First located immediately south; moved to this site 1909.

Bought Farmers & Merchants State Bank, 1913; First National Bank of Winters, 1937. Building was enlarged 1924 and 1954.

Founder was treasurer (1918) and president (1931-1932), Texas State Bankers Association; State Banking Commissioner (1941-1944); held office as president of the State Banks Division, American Bankers Association (1950-1951).
Recorded Texas Historical Landmark - 1967
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5873.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
 
Location. 31° 57.471′ N, 99° 57.78′ W. Marker is in Winters, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Main Street (U.S. 83) and W. Dale Street, on the right when traveling south on N. Main Street. Marker is located at northwest
Winters State Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
2. Winters State Bank Marker
Marker on east wall of building facing N. Main St
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corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 W Dale St, Winters TX 79567, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winters Lodge No. 743, A.F. & A.M. (within shouting distance of this marker); Winters Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Winters (within shouting distance of this marker); Blue Gap Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Winters FFA Chapter (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Cotton Oil Mill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Winters Brass Band (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winters.
 
Winters State Bank Building image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
3. Winters State Bank Building
Winters State Bank Building image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 10, 2015
4. Winters State Bank Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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