Granville State Bank

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Granville State Bank
Granville State Bank is located in North Dakota
Granville State Bank
Location Main and 2nd Sts., Granville, North Dakota
Coordinates 48°16′2″N 100°50′3″W / 48.26722°N 100.83417°W / 48.26722; -100.83417Coordinates: 48°16′2″N 100°50′3″W / 48.26722°N 100.83417°W / 48.26722; -100.83417
Area less than one acre
Built 1903
Architectural style Romanesque, Richardsonian Romanesque, Other
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 77001509[1]
Added to NRHP September 13, 1977

The Granville State Bank, also known as the Former Granville Service Agency, is a two-story commercial building on Main Street in Granville, North Dakota. The structure was built by Granville State Bank president George E. Stubbins in 1903 using sandstone and prairie granite from Kottke Valley Township to the northwest. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NHRP) in 1977.[1] It served as the headquarters for the state banking board's examiners and receivers until 1929. It was occupied by the Granville State Bank from 1929 until the time of the bank's liquidation in 1941. An International Harvester dealership also did business in the building.[2]

The bank had "ornate wooden fixtures" which were transferred in 1973 to a bank museum within what was the First Bank of Crosby, at Divide County Pioneer Village in Crosby, North Dakota.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b Dawn Maddox (December 21, 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Granville State Bank / Former Granville Service Agency". National Park Service.  and accompanying three photos