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Natchez in Adams County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Site of Bank of Mississippi

 
 
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By Robert M. Cook, Jr.
1. Site of Bank of Mississippi Marker
Inscription. Chartered in 1809 as the only bank in Mississippi Territory and given a monopoly as the official state bank in 1818. It occupied this site in 1826 but was supplanted by Planters' Bank in 1831. Closed solvent.
 
Erected 1991 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 33.621′ N, 91° 24.216′ W. Marker is in Natchez, Mississippi, in Adams County. Marker is on Main Street west of South Pearl Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Natchez MS 39120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bud Scott (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Natchez Burning" (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Marschalk (about 500 feet away); Commercial Bank Building (about 600 feet away); William Johnson House (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named The William Johnson House (about 600 feet away); Site of Cokesbury Chapel (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchez.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Site of Bank of Mississippi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert M. Cook, Jr.
2. Site of Bank of Mississippi Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2013, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 20, 2013, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi.   2. submitted on January 4, 2014, by Robert M. Cook, Jr. of Biloxi, Mississippi. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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