"Check - State Bank of Apoka- Orange County - Apoka, Florida - May 31, 1919..
(1963) Check - State Bank of Apopka- Orange County - Apopka, Florida - May 31, 1919. - Condition: Excellent The check is made out to Gust Jackson for $13.12. It has a beautiful and colorful logo showing oranges and flowers.
The check measures 6" by 2 1/2", and is endorsed on the back with Gust Jackson's signature.
On February 12, 1912, the State Bank of Apopka, Orange County's oldest surviving bank, opened for business on land donated by S.W. Eldredge. This bank had the first depository window in Central Florida.
The recipient of the check, Gust Jackson served on the board of trade, was an early bus driver, co-owned the Piedmont winery, and owned the general merchandise store. Gust, came to the area about 1889 after trying to make it rich digging for gold in California. Price: $12.00 + shipping.
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