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Towanda in Bradford County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

History of 312 Main St.

 
 
History of 312 Main St. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2017
1. History of 312 Main St. Marker
Inscription.

The First National Bank of Towanda opened on this site July 28, 1863. For over 100 years this was the sole place of business for the bank. The original building was demolished in 1874 to make way for construction of the current Classical Revival structure. Designed by architect J. E. Flemming, the facade has four Ionic columns and a projection cornice. Construction was completed in 1909. In 1962 an adjacent building was razed to provide room for a 7,000-square foot addition and drive-through. The bank closed in 1999 and the building remained vacant until Northern Tier Regional Planning and Development Commission occupied it in February 2001.
 
Location. 41° 46.015′ N, 76° 26.595′ W. Marker is in Towanda, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 6) and Court Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 Main Street, Towanda PA 18848, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bradford County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bradford County Soldiers & Sailors Monument (within shouting

History of 312 Main St. Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 23, 2017
2. History of 312 Main St. Marker
Former First National Bank building
distance of this marker); Masonic Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse Annex (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Bradford County Jail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frost's Furniture Factory (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Towanda.
 
Also see . . .
1. Towanda Borough Historic District. (Submitted on November 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The First National Bank of Bradford County in Towanda, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on November 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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