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The Old State Bank

925 Bank Street NE, Decatur, AL
+1 256-341-4818
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The old bank is nice, but very limited in what you see.

This building is very nice and I am glad the local community worked to save the structure. The... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Wonderful journey back in time

Absolutely a must for anyone who enjoys history. I went there several times for a project I had to... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
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925 Bank Street NE, Decatur, AL
+1 256-341-4818
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

This building is very nice and I am glad the local community worked to save the structure. The park surrounding the structure is nice and has lots of green space, but the actual space inside the bank is quite limited. You enter the building expecting...More

Thank LowDragAL
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Absolutely a must for anyone who enjoys history. I went there several times for a project I had to do and each time I learned something different!

Thank sold_on_HHI
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This was probably the best thing Decatur had to offer us. I found some interesting things about the bank listed on another website that the tour didn't address. But overall, the tour was pretty good. The guide is very passionate about the history of the...More

Thank Angie L
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Supposedly this is the oldest bank building in Alabama. It is a very classic looking building which has been restored and maintained well. It sits right at the head of bank street (named after it) and overlooks where the civil war battle was fought.

Thank Jotum
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Oldest bank in US, the gentleman who conducts the tours is very knowledgable and courteous. The epedimy of a Southern Gentleman. Great tour!

1  Thank rosemaryg982
Reviewed 19 September 2016

you could spend hours taking scenic portraits and pictures here.Old bank building no longer functioning, built in the 18oo's. I n the area of a quaint, charming town.

Thank RJ39
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This building has been continuously upgraded and brought back to its original form. It shows the original construction and boasts period furniture. David Breland, the historian, is a font of knowledge not only about the Old State Bank, but all of this area. I highly...More

Thank Ellis C
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I had an opportunity to go on a tour in November of 2014. I had no idea of the history this building held. The tour was very informative. Thanks to the visitors Society in Decatur for the opportunity.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My daughter had a photo shoot there and it was an awesome experience. The scenery there is amazing. It was clean, in a great location and very private.

Thank Victoria G
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

When you walk up to this massive building, the columns that loom over you capture your eyes quickly and if you see the impression the Civil War left on them, you wish you could hear the stories they could tell. To see and touch history...More

1  Thank Kevin W
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