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Jacob H. Yost Building

 
 
Jacob H. Yost Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 28, 2020
1. Jacob H. Yost Building Marker
Inscription.  Erected in 1872 by Col. F.W.M. Holliday (Governor of Virginia, 1878–1882) on land originally owned by Lord Fairfax, this building often referred to as “Lawyer's Row,” was completely renovated and restored in 1974 by the Farmers and Merchants National Bank.

Dedicated and renamed in memory of Jacob H. Yost, who served this bank and community with great distinction from 1913 to 1974

By Order of the Board of Directors Farmers & Merchants National Bank April 8, 1975
 
Erected 1975 by the Board of Directors, Farmers & Merchants National Bank.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 39° 11.07′ N, 78° 9.871′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is on Rouss Avenue west of North Cameron Street (U.S. 11/522), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Rouss Ave, Winchester VA 22601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington's Political Career Began on this Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel James Wood
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Lord Fairfax (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Battle of Winchester (within shouting distance of this marker); Frederick County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Rouss City Hall Historical Tour (within shouting distance of this marker); The Winchester Star (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .  Jacob H. Yost. Handley Regional Library. (Submitted on November 1, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Jacob H. Yost Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 18, 2015
2. Jacob H. Yost Building Marker
Jacob H. Yost Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, October 18, 2015
3. Jacob H. Yost Building
Now BB&T Bank
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 28, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2, 3. submitted on November 1, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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