Solvent Savings Bank

Solvent Savings Bank (HMWVN)

Location: Memphis, TN 38103 Shelby County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 8.358', W 90° 2.901'

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The Solvent Savings Bank and Trust Company founded by Robert Church, Sr., first Negro bank established in Memphis, opened at this site, 392 Beale Street, in 1906. It survived the money panic of 1907 and became the fourth largest black bank in the nation. Robert Church, Jr. succeeded his father as president in 1912. W. C. Handy's music studio was located on the second floor in 1907.
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Year Placed1935
Placed ByWest Tennessee Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 8:54pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 768926 N 3892480
Decimal Degrees35.13930000, -90.04835000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.358', W 90° 2.901'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 21.48" N, 90° 2' 54.06" W
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Area Code(s)901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 386 Beale St, Memphis TN 38103, US
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