First National Bank of Sharon

First National Bank of Sharon (HMGA0)

Location: Sharon, SC 29742 York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 57.072', W 81° 20.412'

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This bank, built in 1909-10 by W.W. Blair, was the first bank in the town of Sharon, incorporated in 1889. Its first officers were J.H. Saye, president; J.L. Rainey, vice president; and A.M. Haddon, cashier. From 1910 to 1929 the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing produced national bank notes for this bank. It was the only bank in western York County to survive the Depression.

At the time of its merger with First Citizens Bank in 1986 the First National Bank of Sharon was the oldest continuously operating national bank in York County. The bank, with its distinctive arched corner entrance, is part of the Sharon Downtown Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2001.
HM NumberHMGA0
Marker Number46-32
Year Placed2008
Placed ByCulture & Heritage Museums of York County, First Citizens Bank, and the Rainey Foundation
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 6:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 468937 N 3867684
Decimal Degrees34.95120000, -81.34020000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 57.072', W 81° 20.412'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 57' 4.32" N, 81° 20' 24.72" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3723 York St, Sharon SC 29742, US
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