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Waynesboro in Wayne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

First Auto Bank

 
 
First Auto Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
1. First Auto Bank Marker
Inscription. In 1962, the First State Bank in Waynesboro became the first bank in Mississippi to open an auto bank offering drive-up window service. The idea originated with bank president and later chairman W.D. Mangum. Approved by the state bank comptroller Llewellyn Brown.
 
Erected 2004 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 40.531′ N, 88° 38.74′ W. Marker is in Waynesboro, Mississippi, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Azalea Drive (State Highway 184) and Fagan Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Azalea Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 703 Azalea Drive, Waynesboro MS 39367, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wayne County Civil War Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wayne County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lt. Jake W. Lindsey Highway (approx. mile away); Philadelphus Church
Drive-up window lane (1 of 2) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
2. Drive-up window lane (1 of 2)
(approx. mile away); First United Methodist Church (approx. mile away); Clinch Gray (approx. 4.5 miles away); Gray Family Cemetery (approx. 4.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesboro.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Drive-up window lane (2 of 2) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
3. Drive-up window lane (2 of 2)
View of marker looking south on Azalea Drive. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
4. View of marker looking south on Azalea Drive.
View of marker looking north on Azalea Drive towards First State Bank. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 17, 2015
5. View of marker looking north on Azalea Drive towards First State Bank.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 18, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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