Commercial Bank and Banker's House

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Commercial Bank and Banker's House
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Front of the Commercial Bank
Commercial Bank and Banker's House is located in Mississippi
Commercial Bank and Banker's House
Location 206 Main Street and 107 Canal Street, Natchez, Mississippi
Coordinates 31°33′38.98″N 91°24′18″W / 31.5608278°N 91.40500°W / 31.5608278; -91.40500Coordinates: 31°33′38.98″N 91°24′18″W / 31.5608278°N 91.40500°W / 31.5608278; -91.40500
Built 1833
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74002252
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 30, 1974[1]
Designated NHL May 30, 1974[2]
Historic plaque on front of bank, 206 Main Street
Banker's House, 107 Canal Street, front, 1972

Commercial Bank and Banker's House, also known as First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Banker's House, built in 1833, is an historic Greek Revival style building located on a parcel lying between Main and Canal streets in Natchez, Mississippi. For security reasons, it was designed to contain both the bank and the banker's residence. Its Main Street facade is of marble while the other elevations are of stuccoed brick. On May 30, 1974 tt was added to the National Register of Historic Places and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1974.[2][3]

As of May 30, 1973, the bank part of the building (206 Main Street) was owned and occupied by First Church of Christ, Scientist, while the house part (107 Canal Street) was owned by Mr. and Mrs. Luther A. Stowers.[3] First Church of Christ, Scientist, Natchez, is no longer in existence.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Commercial Bank and Banker's House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-18. 
  3. ^ a b Paul Goeldner (January 7, 1974). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: First Church of Christ, Scientist, and Banker's House Commercial Bank and Banker's House PDF (311 KB). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 7 photos, exterior and interior, from 1972 and undated. PDF (1.53 MB)

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