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Belcher in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

First State Bank of Belcher

Historic Site

 
 
First State Bank of Belcher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 3, 2015
1. First State Bank of Belcher Marker
Inscription.  The First State bank of Belcher was organized in 1913. The present brick building was designed by the architect Edward F. Neild of Shreveport and built in 1924. The First State Bank later became Caddo Trust & Savings Bank the Belcher Masonic Lodge #332 was chartered in 1909 with 22 members and met upstairs in this building each month until it consolidated with the Ida Masonic Lodge #324 in 1991.
 
Erected by Red River Crossroads Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
 
Location. 32° 45.119′ N, 93° 50.004′ W. Marker is in Belcher, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Caddo Street (State Highway 3049) and East Street, on the right when traveling east on Caddo Street. Marker is mounted on the north wall of the building at its west end. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belcher LA 71004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ruben T. Glassell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Minnie Clyde Dixon Connell
First State Bank of Belcher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 3, 2015
2. First State Bank of Belcher Marker
Marker is mounted on the north wall
of the building near its west end
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Belcher Mound (about 400 feet away); Belcher Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Horseshoe Bayou Bridge On LA. 530 (about 700 feet away); Belcher Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Belcher High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louisiana Maneuvers Led by General Patton (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belcher.
 
Bank Building at Corner of Caddo St and East St image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, August 3, 2015
3. Bank Building at Corner of Caddo St and East St
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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