Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Description: Photograph of the 1917 "First State Bank" building in downtown Paris, Texas, located on the corner of Clarksville Street and South Main on the Plaza Square. This is one of few commercial buildings rebuilt after the March 21-22, 1916 fire constructed using large limestone ashlars. The bank's carved stone medallion and date of construction, 1917, are at the top center of the building.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell