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16. Farmers State Bank Building (1910)

Historic photographs indicate an original storefront of limestone with arched windows and a carved stone cornice. The front exterior was covered with a simple brick façade in the 1920s. This early brickwork was discovered intact beneath the stucco veneer applied in the mid-20th century.

​Additional Information:

Purchased by Farmers State Bank in 1909, there was a 1-story wooden building housing a saloon and billiard hall from 1975-1888. A 2-story stone building constructed in 1889 was home to a variety of businesses including a dentist, attorney, barbershop and grocery. In 1910, the current building was completed.


Fun Facts:

1. Banking operations continued until 1962, when Citizens State Bank purchased the bank and moved the operations.

​2. Williamson County purchased the building in 1967 and it housed a variety of offices, including the County School Superintendent.

​3. In 1994, Williamson County designated the building for the use of the Williamson County Historical Commission., for office and meeting space and a museum. Renovations began in 1999 and the Museum opened in December 2003.

Photo by David Valdez, 2023

Photo taken in 1984.

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