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Alma in Wabaunsee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Commercial National Bank Block

Built in the late 1800's

 
 
Commercial National Bank Block Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
1. Commercial National Bank Block Marker
Inscription.

This fine stone building was at one time a bawdy saloon of the early days and then served as a formal, dignified bank. A large arched wine cellar beneath it is still preserved in its original state. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kansas, Alma, City of Native Stone marker series.
 
Location. 39° 0.763′ N, 96° 17.364′ W. Marker is in Alma, Kansas, in Wabaunsee County. Marker is at the intersection of Missouri Avenue (State Highway 99) and 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south on Missouri Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 230 Missouri Avenue, Alma KS 66401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meyer Block (a few steps from this marker); Mueller Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Wabaunsee County Bank and Kinne & Kerans General Merchandise (within shouting distance of this marker); Strasen Farm Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Palenske Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Limerick Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brandt Hotel (about 500 feet away); War Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alma.
 
Also see . . .
Commercial National Bank Block Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
2. Commercial National Bank Block Marker

1. Alma Downtown Historic District National Register Nomination. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Native Stone Scenic Byway, Kansas. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Native Stone Scenic Byway on PBS. (Submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Commercial National Bank Entry Tile image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
3. Commercial National Bank Entry Tile
Commercial National Bank Block image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
4. Commercial National Bank Block
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 28, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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