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Farmers Bank, Petersburg

#6 of 8 in Historic Sites in Petersburg
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Farmers' Bank is the first bank museum of its kind found in Virginia. Farmers' Bank was incorporated in 1812 and the Petersburg, Virginia branch opened in 1817.

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  • My boyfriend and I stopped by here on a quiet Saturday. The docent was enthusiastic and informative, telling us about the Civil War history of the bank up to some fun details about its use for film...  more »
  • The Farmers Bank is a 3 story 1817 Federal style brick building and is one of the oldest bank buildings in the country. It was built as the Petersburg branch of the Farmers Bank of Virginia and has...  more »
  • When entering this building I was taken aback by how authentic the whole building was, The vaults were very impressive and I learned a great deal about early American banking  more »
  • Nice short tour. The guide was very well versed and I found what she had to say very educational and interesting.

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