History

A Brief History of First National Bank

  • 1874 — Bank organized as The National Bank of McMinnville
  • 1905 — Name changed to The First National Bank of McMinnville
  • 1909 — First automobile drives down McMinnville's Main Street
  • 1910 — First typewriter used at bank instead of pen and ink
  • 1922 — Bank purchased Morford property at Main and Spring Streets
  • 1924 — New cut stone bank building completed
  • 1925 — Bank forms First Trust Company; later merged into bank
  • 1929 — FDR declares "Bank Holiday" due to Great Depression; FNB reopens early
  • 1934 — FNB rebounds from the Depression and sees phenomenal growth years
  • 1944 — FNB is 70 years old at $4,828,728; June 6, 1944 is D-Day invasion of WWII
  • 1954 to 1964 — FNB see industrial and nursery growth in Warren County; $16,894,381 Total Assets
  • 1967 — FNB purchased Farmers and Merchants Bank in Viola
  • 1972 — Bank acquires Dixie Theater; remodels main office; 2 branches opened in 1970s (Plaza and Northgate)
  • 1974 — 100-year anniversary of FNB; $46,000,000 in Total assets
  • 1987 — Sparta Road branch opens
  • 1989 — FNB installs in-house computer system; total assets hit $139,074,000
  • 1996 — Plaza Branch relocates to new Smithville Highway Office
  • 1997 — Morrison Branch opened
  • 2009 — FNB 135 years old; remodel project underway; 3rd oldest bank in Tennessee
  • 2010 — Construction began in Murfreesboro for a new branch on Gateway Boulevard
  • 2011 — Murfreesboro Branch Opens
  • 2011 — Shelbyville Mortgage Office Opens
  • 2012 — Murfreesboro Mortgage Office Opens
  • 2012 — Historic milestone; total assets hit $500,169,000