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Glen Rock in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First National Bank

 
 
The First National Bank Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
1. The First National Bank Marker
Inscription.

On June 1, 1864, The First National Bank of Glen Rock opened for business on Main Street in the train station. In July 1876, N.Z. Seitz built a building at this location. The Bank moved in on November 30, 1876. The building also contained a harness maker, meeting hall, lodge rooms and the town paper - The Item. In [D]ecember 1889, the Bank bought this property. In April 1912, the original structure was replaced by the present structure, which was designed by local architect Joseph Dise. Dise served as Bank President from 1886-1928. The First National Bank served Glen Rock from June 1864 until March 1919 when it became the Trust Company of Glen Rock. In January 1934 the bank became Peoples Bank of Glen Rock. An addition was added in 1977. In February 1997 the bank became PeoplesBank, a Codorus Valley Company.

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Welcome to
PeoplesBank
A Codorus Valley Company
Serving the People of
Glen Rock Pennsylvania
since 1864
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This property has been
listed in the
National Register of
Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Erected by
Welcome to PeoplesBank Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
2. Welcome to PeoplesBank Marker
Glen Rock Historical Preservation Society, PeoplesBank and the Fullerton Family.
 
Location. 39° 47.578′ N, 76° 43.828′ W. Marker is in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street / Manchester Street (Pennsylvania Route 216) and Hanover Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street / Manchester Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Manchester Street, Glen Rock PA 17327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Item Building / Bixler's (a few steps from this marker); Cold Spring Hotel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trains, Grains, and More Trains (about 700 feet away); Creek and Rail (about 700 feet away); The Original Glen Rock Carol Singers (about 700 feet away); Roland Forrest Seitz (about 700 feet away); Glen Rock Auditorium (about 800 feet away); The Glen Rock Woolen-Flour & Feed Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Rock.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of Glen Rock, Pennsylvania. (Submitted on April 11, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. PeoplesBank, A Codorus Valley Company. (Submitted on April 11, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features
 
The First National Bank NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
3. The First National Bank NRHP Marker
The First National Bank and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
4. The First National Bank and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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