Decorative Lion Heads

Decorative Lion Heads (HM2NB9)

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N 32° 22.664', W 86° 18.553'

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1907 - 1978

Presented to Montgomery by
the First Alabama Bank of Montgomery, N.A.



These decorative terra cotta lions heads, typical of the ornamentation used in commercial style architecture in the early part of the 20th Century, were utilized by the First National Bank of Montgomery on the cornice of their 12 story building from 1907 to 1978. Organized on April 18, 1871, the first location of the bank was on Dexter Avenue which was then called Market Street. In 1975, the name of the bank was changed to First Alabama Bank of Montgomery, N.A. Extensive renovations to the 12 story building in 1978, including the removal of the lions heads, created a new look for First Alabama and the downtown Montgomery area.
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HM NumberHM2NB9
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Date Added Sunday, December 1st, 2019 at 4:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 564979 N 3582515
Decimal Degrees32.37773333, -86.30921667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.664', W 86° 18.553'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 39.84" N, 86° 18' 33.18" W
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