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Bristol County Savings Bank

About Bristol County Savings Bank

To know where you’re going, it’s important to know where you’ve been. On June 20, 1846 some 29 people became the first depositors in the new Bristol County Savings Bank. They were drawn to the one room office in Taunton by the relatively new concept of a mutual savings bank where “common men” could enjoy a safe place in their community to pool their money. They were ready to place their trust in a new bank. These first depositors were also drawn by their trust in the bank’s founders, a group of well-known citizens and community leaders known for their strong ties and civic contributions to Taunton. So from the very first day of its existence, the promise of a strong commitment to both its customers and its community was forged at Bristol County Savings Bank.

For the next 130 years Bristol County Savings Bank remained focused almost solely on Taunton, providing a safe and secure place for depositors through wars and depression. The Bank grew with the city, moving into its own building on North Street (later becoming Broadway) in 1860 that would remain its headquarters, albeit with multiple renovations. In 1996, the Bank acquired the Jones Block next door and moved the headquarters there, keeping the original building on Broadway as its main banking office… Continue reading about Bristol County Savings Bank here

Website: www.bristolcountysavings.com

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