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Providence Bank

Established October, 1791. Merged with Merchants National Bank in 1926. Merged with Industrial National Bank and then renamed Fleet Financial. Acquired by Bank of America.

 

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Providence Bank

Rhode Island Banknote

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Providence National

Providence National

 

Providence Bank promissory note

Providence Bank promissory note for $500, dated May 30, 1799. Between Henry Smith and Job Smith.

Providence Bank Institution of Savings

A bank check from the 1870s, when the Providence Institution for Savings (later the Old Stone Bank) was affiliated with the Providence National Bank.

Detail of bank façade on check.

Detail of the saving bank’s South Main Street façade on check above.

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Providence

This structure at 50 South Main Street was built and designed by Joseph Brown in 1774 as his private residence.

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The building on South Main Street today.

The building on South Main Street today.

Detail of the façade.

Detail of the façade.

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An ad from the Evening Tribune, September 22, 1915.

The Providence National Bank was located for a short time at 20 Westminster.

The Providence National Bank was located for a short time at 20 Westminster, the Merchants National Bank building.

The Providence National Bank building on Westminster Street.

The Providence National Bank building at 90 Westminster Street. The Lyceum Building, former home to the Globe Bank and the Grocers and Producers Bank, stood on this lot prior to this edifice’s construction in 1929.

After its merger with the Union Trust Company, the new bank built this addition in 1951.

After its merger with the Union Trust Company, the new bank built this addition to their Westminster Street location in 1951.

In 2005,

In 2005, the Providence National Bank building on Westminster Street was torn down to make way for condominiums. Today, the site is a parking lot.

Another perspective.

The façade on Weybosset Street, built when the bank was known as the Providence Union National Bank and Trust Company, is all that remains of this building.

In 2005, the Providence National Bank building on Westminster Street was torn down to make way for condominiums. The back façade is all that remains of this building.

Another perspective.

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