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Greenville in Washington County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

First National Bank Building

 
 
First National Bank Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
1. First National Bank Building Marker
Inscription. Built in 1903 by the first federally chartered bank in Washington County, this Neo-Classical Revival building was an imposing symbol of financial security for 75 years. Founding President James E. Negus selected its marble and stained glass in Italy. It was acquired and renovated by the City in 1989 for the Greenville Municipal Court.
 
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. 33° 24.657′ N, 91° 3.789′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Mississippi, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South Poplar Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Main Street, Greenville MS 38701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. NRP Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenville Trolley System (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greenville's Writers (about 300 feet away); Where Main Street Meets the River (about 600 feet
First National Bank Building image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
2. First National Bank Building
away); Stein Mart (about 600 feet away); David "Honey Boy" Edwards (about 600 feet away); Charles K. Rickard (about 600 feet away); George "All Nite" Allen (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the bank. (Submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
First National Bank Building & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
3. First National Bank Building & Marker
View from marker east on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 17, 2015
4. View from marker east on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 21, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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