People's State Bank

Also known as: Orangeville American Legion, Ewert Kline Post 720
300 W. High St., Orangeville, Illinois

Photos 

Overview Looking Northwest

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in June 2012

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Description 

The building was erected in 1926 after two banks merged to form the People's State Bank. The bank was a victim of the Great Depression and it failed in 1932. It served an American Legion post until 1956, housed a bank and various other business ventures.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 20, 2004
Reference number
04000868
Architectural styles
American Movement: Early Commercial; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Meeting hall; Financial institution
Period of significance
1925-1949

Update Log 

  • June 13, 2012: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated GPS Listing and Added Photos

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