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Davick Services recommends the Facebook Group "West Texas History & Memories" for history, famous people, old photos, stories, unclaimed estates and genealogy of the Western Half of Texas . . . Check it out and join the conversation

Shallowater Mercantile and Bank 1913 to 2017

Shallowater Mercantile and Bank 1913 to 2017

 

Photo below is of First bank in Shallowater as it appears in photo taken in 1913.  N.R. Porter, an early Lubbock County settler, moved the wooden structure from Lubbock to Shallowater in the summer of 1913. It is supposed to have taken several days to drag the building over eleven miles of rutted dirt road according to an article that appeared in Suburban Today in 1974. Scroll down for the article.

 

Photo below of Shallowater Mercantile and Bank as seen in 2017. It is located in the alley behind Clovis  Road in Shallowater Texas, Lubbock County. The building faces the alley because the alley was once a main street in Shallowater

Article below is from Suburban Today April 17 1975 Tap the image to  Read the complete article

Resources:

West Texas History & Memories

Early Life in Texas County by County

Books about Texas People and Places

Amazing People from Texas County by County

Texas History in the 19th Century (Amazon)

Texas History by Category and Event

Famous People from Lubbock County TexasMore Lubbock County People

Books about Lubbock County People and Places

Books about Lubbock County People and Places

Lubbock County Estates with Unclaimed Money

Lubbock County Unclaimed Estates

These Deceased Residents of Lubbock, Idalou, Wolfforth, Slaton, Shallowater and New Deal Texas Left a total $794,070 in Unclaimed Money for their heirs.

Know the Heirs? Let them know See the full list

Lubbock County Treasures (eBay Ads)

Lubbock County TreasureLubbock County Treasures

 

What's your Favorite Book about a Texas County, Town, Person or Place? Here's our best reads list County by County

 

Mysterious TexasTrue Stories of Amazing People and Places in Texcas
 Loneliest, Least Populated Counties in Texas
Texas Cowboy HistoryBooks about Texas People County by County