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The History of Murphy-Wall

Three men with a vision to serve their community with financial services; W. K. Murphy, George Wall and George W. Parker established The Exchange Bank of Murphy-Wall and Company, November 12, 1874, in Pinckneyville, Illinois. Later known as Murphy-Wall and Company Banks and then incorporated as Murphy-Wall State Bank and Trust Company.

 

 

picture from 1874

1874

The original bank, located on the north side of the Pinckneyville square

picture from 1907

1907

The bank moved to a new building at the corner of Walnut and Water Street in Pinckneyville

picture from 1925

1925

The interior of the bank was refurbished by replacing the iron grill work with bullet-proof glass and small openings for conversation

picture from 1983

1983

The bank was moved to Water Street in Pinckneyville in a brand new building

picture from 2001

2001

The Rend Lake College extension was built in Pinckneyville

picture from 2005

2005

A new branch for the bank was opened in Murphysboro

picture from 2013

2013

Another bank branch was opened in Elkville

picture from 2017

2017

The Elkville branch was renovated and redecorated