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Site of Midland County's First Bank

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 11, 2015
1. Site of Midland County's First Bank Marker
Inscription.  First National Bank of Midland. Organized June 16, 1890. First officers were A. W. Hilliard, president; W.H. Cowden, vice president; and W. E. Connell, cashier.

Its financial stability has saved its customers from ruin in the face of drouth or other disasters over the years.
 
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4832.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is June 16, 1903.
 
Location. 31° 59.845′ N, 102° 4.469′ W. Marker is in Midland, Texas, in Midland County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Wall Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Marker is on the southwest corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midland TX 79701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former Site of Midland National Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); John Valentine Pliska (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of “The Staked Plains” (about 700 feet away);
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By Bill Kirchner, July 11, 2015
2. Site of Midland County's First Bank Marker
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The Yucca Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brown-Dorsey House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Midland National Bank (approx. 0.3 miles away); W. F. Scarborough Home, 1908 (approx. half a mile away); Midland's First House (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midland.
 
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By Bill Kirchner, July 11, 2015
3. Site of Midland County's First Bank
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 30, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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