25 COOL FACTS ABOUT OLNEYVILLE
Did you know the Citizens Bank building in Olneyville square is located on the site of the historic “Old Stone Bank” building, originally erected in 1927?
Fact #22: The Providence Institution for Savings, (familiarly known as “The Old Stone Bank”), was a savings bank established in 1819, with its first location at 43 South Main St. After the original structure was burned down in a fire in 1837 (not to worry, all records remained safely stored in a protected safe), the headquarters were moved to 78 South Main St. and eventually to the gold-domed building at 86 South Main St. (which is still in existence)…
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