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Canal Bank

Canal Bank


Canal Bank

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a.k.a. Original National City Bank

9 NW Riverside, formerly 222? Upper Water St
Evansville, IN

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1850 Canal Bank established on Water St
1863 Bank renamed First National Bank
1866 Moves to new location
c1945 razed


Water St near Main
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.969688
Longitude: -87.575568
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established in 1850 as canal bank (water st) (few steps nw of main) became first national bank in 1863 (the first bank in evv to apply for natl charter) was moved to a new location at first and main in 1866 later goldbergs furniture house carpets store #4 razed after 1937 flood still in 1944 riverfront photo (USI)

See also Businesses / Commercial Downtown district

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