Old Ward County Bank

Old Ward County Bank (HM15LM)

Location: Barstow, TX 79719 Ward County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 27.556', W 103° 23.594'

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C.E. Pierce, an early advocate of irrigated agricultural lands for the Pecos River valley, had this building constructed in 1901 to house Ward County's first bank. Never incorporated, the bank lost money due to area crop failures and closed in 1907. Constructed of red sandstone from the nearby Barstow Quarry, the building exhibits influences of the Romanesque revival style and features an interesting corner entrance.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962
HM NumberHM15LM
Marker Number3830
Year Placed1962
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 11:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 652660 N 3481619
Decimal Degrees31.45926667, -103.39323333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 27.556', W 103° 23.594'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 27' 33.36" N, 103° 23' 35.64" W
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Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1500-1506 San Marcos St, Barstow TX 79719, US
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