Montpelier in Bear Lake County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
Second Bank of Montpelier
Severe financial problems arose in the 1920's that forced the bank to close its doors on August 12, 1924. This occasioned the need for immediate alternative banking. After many months and several meetings the Eccles-Browning Bank, based in Ogden, Utah opened for business in that same brick building - August 1925. Eccles-Browning Bank later changed its name to First Security Bank of Montpelier. When First Security Bank vacated this building for its newly constructed office in February 1963, Tri-State Bank & Trust began banking operation in the building. Tri-State became Zions Bank in 1997.
Location. 42° 19.064′ N, 111° 18.558′ W. Marker is in Montpelier, Idaho, in Bear Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 904 Washington Street, Montpelier ID 83254, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Model T's, Odd Fellows and the News (here, next to this marker); The Bank and The Burgoyne (within shouting distance of this marker); Downtown Montpelier Historic Walking Tour (within shouting distance of this marker); Cleaners, Hospital, Plumbers and a Big Bear (within shouting distance of this marker); News Examiner (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ritter Bros. Drug and the Roxy Theatre (about 300 feet away); Butch Cassidy Robs the Montpelier Bank (about 300 feet away); Bank Robbers (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montpelier.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.