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Merchants Savings & Trust Company

1902-1983

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, August 1, 2016
1. Merchants Savings & Trust Company Marker
Inscription.  "The Merchants Savings & Trust Company failed to open for business today. I.C. Swigart, State Bank Examiner, took over the bank, at 1410 Fifth Avenue, to protect depositors, he announced. While a few days ago the bank was believed able to continue business, continual withdrawals since closing of three other Pittsburgh banks Monday caused today's action. The bank has 200 accounts..."
The Pittsburgh Press
September 24, 1931
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is September 24, 1931.
 
Location. 40° 26.311′ N, 79° 59.154′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1410 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mercy Hospital (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Le Magnifique (approx. ¼ mile away); Coal Transportation (approx. ¼ mile away); Black Diamonds (approx. ¼ mile away); Ormsby River Farms (approx. ¼ mile away); Epiphany Roman Catholic Church
Merchants Savings & Trust Company Building image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 1, 2016
2. Merchants Savings & Trust Company Building
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Local 471 American Federation of Musicians (approx. 0.3 miles away); "The Bell Speaks" (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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