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Many Historical Societies and other museums are housed in recycled bank buildings.  Here are the ones we've identified. As on all our pages, if we've made an error or, especially, if we've missed something, please  e-mail us.

 

 

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  KS

  Alma

  Wabaunsee County Historical Museum

  227 Missouri

  Alma  KS

  Phone   785 765-2200

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.kshs.org/tourists/region/netrip.htm - w

  Description  stone bank building holds period and display rooms

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Bank

  New or Updated:  3/22/2006


Kansas
Cottonwood Falls
Chase County Historical Society
301 Broadway Street
Cottonwood Falls KS 66845
Phone 620 273-8500
Web Site http://www.chasecountyks.org/attractions/roniger.htm
Alt Web http://www.lasr.net/leisure/kansas/chase/cottonwoodfalls/att2.html
Description two floors of former bank building now house local memorabilia, Knute Rockne artifacts
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Bank
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 05/26/2003
 

  KS

  Ness City

  Ness County Bank Building

  102 W Main Street

  Ness City  KS   67560    

  Phone  785 798-3337

  Web Site http://skyways.lib.ks.us/towns/NessCity/ncbb.html

  Description  large bank with four walk-in vaults, now houses Chamber od

                    Commerce, meeting facilities, Kansas oriented gift shop

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type  Bank

  Era  1890

  New or Updated:  9/9/2007

Kentucky
Dawson Springs
Dawson Springs Museum & Art Center
127 S Main
Dawson Springs KY 42408
Phone
270 797-3503
Web Site ******
Alt Web http://www.ky.audubonregion.com/museums.html
Description history of resort health spa town, Claude Holman Collection of Oriental Art
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Bank
Collection N-Z Photography
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 06/05/2003

 

  LA

  Addis

  Addis Museum

  7821 Harris Ave

  Addis  LA    70710    

  Phone  225 687-9230

  Web Site http://www.oldhousesoflouisiana.com/wm_800a_040.htm

  Alt Web http://www.westbatonrouge.net/plantationtour.php

  Description  by appt, memorabilia of railroad junction town in former bank

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Local History

  Building Type  Bank

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research  Library

  Era  1920

  New or Updated:  11/24/2006


  Louisiana

  Alexandria
 
Alexandria Museum of Art
 
933 Main St
 
PO Box 1028
 
Alexandria  LA  71309 
 
Phone   318 443-3458
 
Web Site  www.themuseum.org/
 
Toll Free  866 456-7566
 
Description  Louisiana contemporary & folk artists
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Building Type   Bank
 
Collection A-F Folk Art
 
New or Updated:   6/24/2005
 

  St Francisville

  Grandmother's Buttons

  9814 Royal Street

  St Francisville  LA   70775    

  Phone   225 635-4107

  Web Site  www.grandmothersbuttons.com

  Toll Free  800 580-6941

  Description  thousands of buttons in bank vault

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Merchant

  Building Type   Bank

  Collection A-F Buttons

  Collection G-M  Jewelry

  New or Updated:    12/2/2005

 

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