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1870s Crowell Bank Building1101 Military Ave., Baxter Springs, KS
GPS: 37.024579, -94.735426
There is a very cool ornate sign on the side of the building. There is also a Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark recognition sign on the building.
Infamous bank robbers Jesse James and a partner in crime, probably Cole Younger, robbed the bank in May of 1876 making off with about $2,900.00. The bank went out of business in 1887.
This was the first bank in Baxter Springs and at a total of 9,000 square
feet, 4,500 on each floor, it was a pretty good sized building for the