First National Bank

First National Bank (HM1QK7)

Location: Fort Smith, AR 72901 Sebastian County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 23.247', W 94° 25.52'

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In 1888, First National Bank built its first bank building, a modest two-story brick building at South Sixth and Garrison. A few years into the 20th century, bank president Samuel McLoud ordered plans drawn up for what would be the tallest building in Fort Smith to replace the old bank. The new building would utilize the most modern designs to ensure customer comfort, efficiency of operation and the protection of deposits. The landmark eight-story First National Bank building opened Jan. 31, 1910, the lobby awash in white marble, electric lights and ceiling fans, the custom tile floor accessorized with heavy brass spittoons. One hundred years later, First National Bank remained our largest financial institution and the second oldest bank in Arkansas.
HM NumberHM1QK7
Year Placed2012
Placed ByCity of Fort Smith and Others
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, January 24th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 370547 N 3916943
Decimal Degrees35.38745000, -94.42533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 23.247', W 94° 25.52'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 23' 14.82" N, 94° 25' 31.2" W
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Area Code(s)501, 479
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 567-585 Garrison Ave, Fort Smith AR 72901, US
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