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The Second National Bank Building Gets Another New Name
New names and locations are just part of the continuing history of this local landmark,
located on the northeast corner of Main and 8th Streets in Richmond, Indiana.
Read a short history of Second National Bank.
Date of Photo: June 5, 2002

Second National Bank Building, corner of Main and 8th Streets. - Richmond, Indiana
The Second National Bank was established in Richmond in 1872.  It's first officers were Andrew F. Scott, president; John B. Dougan, cashier, and James Thomas, treasurer.  You can tour Andrew Scott's home, now owned by the Wayne County Historical Museum.

Second National Bank Building at the northwest corner of 8th & Main.The bank was located on the northeast corner of 8th and Main before moving to the northwest corner 18 months later.  The bank once again re-located to the northeast corner temporarily while a new permanent home was erected on the northwest corner.  They moved into the new structure in 1911.  This building currently houses First National Bank & Trust (formerly Peoples/Harrington), seen in the background in this photo.

In 1956, the Second National Bank moved into a new building (color photo above) on the northeast  corner of Main & 8th Streets.

Second National Bank was sold to First National Cincinnati Corporation in 1986.  Their name was officially changed to Star Bank in July of 1988.  The corporation has had two additional name changes, to Firstar in February of 1999 and following a merger between US Bankcorp and Firstar, to US Bank in May of 2002.  


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