Historic Markers Across Alabama



First Bank in Alabama-Merchants and Planters Bank of Huntsville



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: West Side Sq., Huntsville, AL
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 34° 43.788    W 086° 35.137
  34.7298    -86.58561666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Housed on this site in brick building 44 ft X 54 ft-Chartered by Mississippi Territorial Legislature December 11, 1816-Commenced operations October 17, 1817, shortly thereafter made depository for Huntsville Federal Land Office funds-Charter voided by Proclamation of Governor Pickens on February 1, 1825-LeRoy Pope, first and only president.







End of First Bank in Alabama-Merchants and Planters Bank of Huntsville