Item No: pdcc00732
Title: First Home of Girard Trust Company from 1836 to 1850
Print and Picture Collection
Depicts the modest three story building which was the first home of the Girard Life Insurance, Annuity and Trust Company. Formed in 1836, the financial institution was one of the earliest life insurance companies to attain any degree of long-term success. Girard's Bank underwent a series of name changes and changes of locations, including the Girard Trust Company located at Broad and Chestnut Streets (inset).
A917.481 P536 v.8
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler