Old Bank Building (ca. 1865)

Old Bank Building (ca. 1865) (HM7OZ)

Location: Abbeville, SC 29620 Abbeville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 10.633', W 82° 22.733'

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Designed by S. Henry James to house first Bank of South Carolina in the Upstate (later became National Bank of Abbeville). One of oldest remaining buildings on the Square after a series of downtown fires in 1870s destroyed much of downtown.
Bank lobby features series of 1922 paintings by Wilbur Kurtz depicting a hundred years of Abbeville's history from Gen. Andrew Pickens to Jefferson Davis' Last War Council Meeting.
(Remained a bank until end of 1995 when donated to the City by Nations Bank.)
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HM NumberHM7OZ
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Abbeville County Historical Society/Commission series, and the South Carolina: Abbeville Historical Sites Tour series.
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Placed ByAbbeville County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:09pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 372923 N 3782664
Decimal Degrees34.17721667, -82.37888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.633', W 82° 22.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 37.98" N, 82° 22' 43.98" W
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Area Code(s)864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-125 Court Square, Abbeville SC 29620, US
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