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September 2016

Former Bank of Lenox in Dent County, Missouri. Image by Laura (Abernathy) Huffman for Population 91.

The Bank of Lenox & Mr. Young

1784 1336 Laura (Abernathy) Huffman

Prologue In the darkness of a summer night in August, 1932, Orville Robinson and Elmer Martin drove into Dent County headed for the Bank of Lenox. The Missouri State Highway Commission map of the State Road System only shows one state road into Lenox- a narrow gravel road connecting the community to Salem, 12 miles to the east. The men…

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