The Jackson State Bank
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 43° 28.781 W 110° 45.696
12T E 519279 N 4814112
Quick Description: Historical marker on south side of Jackson Town Square.
Location: Wyoming, United States
Date Posted: 4/17/2012 8:07:44 PM
Waymark Code: WME8C2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 6

Long Description:
Text of Sign:
The Jackson State Bank was organized by Robert Miller in 1914 and was located on Crabtree Corner. Most of the initial capital of $10,000 was subscribed to by local citizens. Mr. Miller’s nickname was “Old Twelve Percent” due to the high interest rate he charged.
Next door to the bank stood Ma Reed’s Hotel, where meals cost between 25 and 75 cents. Rooms were $1.50 per night, unheated. Later it became the Crabtree Hotel.
Not all construction was commercial such as the Van Vleck residence on east Broadway. It is easily recognizable today as Jedediah’s House of Sourdough.
Marker Name: The Jackson State Bank

Marker Type: City

Group Responsible for Placement: City

Addtional Information: Not listed

Date Dedicated: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

Web link(s) for additional information: Not listed

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