333 Spruce Street
"The Bank of Myrtle Point"
Square Footage: 8224
Now a part of Hometown Hardware, the Bank of Myrtle Point was
built in 1901 with bricks made locally from the Daniel Giles
& Sons brick yard. The building has been occupied by the
Bank of Myrtle Point, the N.P. Petersen Mercantile and Myers
& Myers Department Store. The post office was also once in
the building and the second floor had offices in the upper
floors for many years.
The Bank of Myrtle Point was started by J.R. Benson and
W.F. Hendricks. It went from private ownership to shareholders
in 1912. In 1913, the bank was robbed. Details of the robbery
can be found in Myrtle Point Beginnings by
Curt Beckham, c. 1985
Information on the Heritage Homes website was compiled from
Reflections of the Past: Myrtle Point, Oregon Historic Buildings, a project of
the Myrtle Point Rotary, Chamber of Commerce and the Coos County Logging Museum (circa 1985) and
Take a Break in Historic Myrtle Point produced by the Myrtle Point Chamber of Commerce (circa 1975) unless otherwise noted.