Farmers and Mechanics Bank (Middletown, Connecticut)

The Farmers and Mechanics Bank of Middletown, Connecticut is a former bank that operated from 1858 to 1996, when it was incorporated into Citizens Bank of Connecticut.

Main Street Historic District
Location225 Main St., Middletown, Connecticut
Part ofMain Street Historic District (Middletown, Connecticut) (ID83001275[1])
Designated CPJune 30, 1983

Its main office was long located at 225 Main St. in Middletown, at the intersection of Main and College Streets.[2] The bank building was built in 1920.[3]

The bank was founded in 1858; medical Dr. William B. Casey was its first president. It served workers at nearby brownstone quarries, including many Irish immigrants.[2]

The building is a contributing building in the National Register of Historic Places-listed Main Street Historic District.[3]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b Elizabeth Warner (February 22, 2011). "Origin of Farmers and Mechanics Savings Bank". Middletown CT
  3. ^ a b Jan Cunningham and John Herzan (April 14, 1982). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Main Street Historic District". National Park Service. and accompanying photos