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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: First bank opens in nation, puts branch in Savannah
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Roger Allen - photo by Special
Note: The following is part of a series of articles looking at the establishment and evolution of the banking system in Georgia and Bulloch County. In 1791, President George Washington signed the charter creating the First Bank of the United States. The bank was 80 percent privately owned and 20 percent was owned by the federal government.
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