Caldwell in Sumner County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Stock Exchange Bank
The first officers were Major A. Drumm, President; Charles H. Moore, Cashier; and John W. Nyce, Assistant Cashier.
Major Drumm came to Caldwell in the early 1870s on a cattle drive from Texas over the Chisholm Trail. He established the "U" Ranch in Indian Territory near Caldwell in 1874. Drumm later founded the Cherokee Strip Livestock Association which was instrumental in founding the bank. The Livestock Association's offices were at one time located on the second story over the bank. Drumm also
Erected 1993 by The Caldwell Historical Society.
Location. 37° 1.875′ N, 97° 36.424′ W. Marker is in Caldwell, Kansas, in Sumner County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 81) and West 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 South Main Street, Caldwell KS 67022, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chisholm (within shouting distance of this marker); Caldwell "The Border Queen" / On This Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Chisholm Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Railroad Influence (within shouting distance of this marker); The Leland Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Native Stone Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Legend of Mount Lookout / Gunfire Kills Lawman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Grand Opera House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caldwell.
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