The Vernon Bank

The Vernon Bank (HMPO3)

Location: Leesville, LA 71446 Vernon Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 8.595', W 93° 15.673'

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Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

Established in 1899 as the "Bank of Leesville" on this site. The first bank in Leesville/Vernon Parish. Founded by Mr. George R. Ferguson stockholders changed bank name to "First State Bank" in 1910 and to "The Vernon Bank" in 1933. The bank did not fail during the 1929 depression. First brick commercial structure on Third Street in Leesville.
Constructed: June 25, 1907
Architect: F.W. Steinman
Contractor: W.C. Whitney
Both of Beaumont, Texas
Cost: $11,800.00
HM NumberHMPO3
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 11:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 475099 N 3445507
Decimal Degrees31.14325000, -93.26121667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 8.595', W 93° 15.673'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 8' 35.70" N, 93° 15' 40.38" W
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Area Code(s)318, 337
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106 S 3rd St, Leesville LA 71446, US
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