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Merchants National Bank Building

Historical Marker

 
 
Merchants National Bank Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
1. Merchants National Bank Building Marker
Inscription. The incorporation of The Merchants Bank of Mobile was authorized April 13, 1901 with offices at 56 St. Francis Street. On July 1, 1927, Merchants became a national bank and occupied this eighteen story building which was dedicated October 11, 1929. Merchants National merged with First Alabama Bancshares, Inc. on October 29, 1981. The name Merchants National Bank of Mobile was changed to First Alabama Bank on July 1, 1985.
 
Location. 30° 41.582′ N, 88° 2.527′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is at the intersection of St Francis Street and St Joseph Street, in the median on St Francis Street. Touch for map. Plaque mounted on outside wall of bank. Marker is at or near this postal address: 56 St Joseph Street, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Forbes & Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Joe Cain (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Sixth Mobile Theatre (about 400 feet away); In Memory of the Battle of Mobile Bay (about 400 feet away); Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (about 400 feet away); The Salvation Army in Mobile
Merchants National Bank Building (Now Regions Bank) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
2. Merchants National Bank Building (Now Regions Bank)
(about 400 feet away); Mobile City Limits (about 400 feet away); To Jean Baptiste LeMoyne (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia artcle about bank. (Submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Merchants National Bank Building with marker on left of bank. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 26, 2015
3. Merchants National Bank Building with marker on left of bank.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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