First National Bank of Bastrop

First National Bank of Bastrop (HM18A9)

Location: Bastrop, TX 78602 Bastrop County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 6.687', W 97° 19.206'

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First bank in county. In early days, money for safekeeping was placed with mercantile firms.

Organized as "Bank of Bastrop County," in March 1889; became a national bank on Aug. 10, 1889.

Presidents of this bank have been J.C. Buchanan, B.D. Orgain, W.A. McCord, W.B. Ransome, Earl C. Erhard and Gates B. Mack.

Present Structure built 1950. Is on site of 1860's law office of Geo. W. Jones and J.D. Sayers; each served Texas as Lieutenant Governor and U. S. Congressman. Sayers was governor, 1899-1903.

Noted trading store of John Swan Johnson also stood here.
HM NumberHM18A9
Marker Number9188
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 10:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 661852 N 3332325
Decimal Degrees30.11145000, -97.32010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 6.687', W 97° 19.206'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 6' 41.22" N, 97° 19' 12.36" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1028 Main St, Bastrop TX 78602, US
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