Addis Museum

Addis Museum (HM1LJS)

Location: Addis, LA 70710 West Baton Rouge Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 21.265', W 91° 16.006'

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"Bank Of Addis"

Chartered in 1919, the Bank of Addis was constructed the following year on land purchased from William Gassie, Jr., one of the original bank shareholders. in 1925 the Bank became a branch of the Port Allen Bank and Trust Company. Following the Stock Market Crash of 1929, the Addis branch closed it's operation in 1930. The building remained vacant until 1936 when Joseph "Doc" Hebert purchased it and leased it for the Addis Post Office. In 1956 William C. Guidry, Jr. purchased the building and used it as a grocery and Post Office until 1981. The town of Addis purchased the building in 1984 as a community museum. in 1992 The Bank Of Addis building was recognized as the last surviving building of the Addis historic commercial district and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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HM NumberHM1LJS
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Placed ByTown of Addis
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Date Added Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 666581 N 3359332
Decimal Degrees30.35441667, -91.26676667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 21.265', W 91° 16.006'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 21' 15.9" N, 91° 16' 0.36" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4338-4352 Ray Rivet St, Addis LA 70710, US
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