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Monticello, Indiana: Replica of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Lafayette Bank and Trust built its main branch in Monticello, Indiana, as a replica of Thomas Jefferson's home, "Monticello," in Virginia. Now First Merchants Bank.

First Merchants Bank

116 E. Washington St., Monticello, IN
Lafayette Bank and Trust. On the east edge of town, on the north side of Washington St. between Main and Bluff Sts., one block north of W. Broadway St.
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Monticello replica at night.

Replica of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

The Monticello replica bank building is lit at night.

[Corey Jackson, 02/11/2021]

Replica Monticello.

Replica of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Just a bank with a dome on it :-)

[Bryan, 05/21/2013]

True, but it is in the town of Monticello, and that bank vault is probably brimming over with nickels. If we don't appreciate the replica icons of our Founding Fathers, we might as well throw away those pieces of cloth with stars and stripes on them!

Bank entrance.

Replica of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

Don't miss it as you drive past. Not amazing.

[TW, 02/15/2010]

Replica Monticello bank.

Replica of Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

There is a bank in Monticello (the locals say "Mon Ta Sell Oh") that was built to resemble Thomas Jefferson's home in Virginia.

[Brady Smith, 08/15/2003]
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