The Second Bank was chartered five years after the First Bank lost its charter, from 1816 to 1836, and then functioned as an ordinary bank until it was liquidated in 1841

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Second Bank of the United States, Philadelphia

The Second Bank was chartered five years after the First Bank lost its charter, from 1816 to 1836, and then functioned as an ordinary bank until it was liquidated in 1841.

The Second Bank was chartered five years after the First Bank lost its charter, from 1816 to 1836, and then functioned as an ordinary bank until it was liquidated in 1841. The building then served as the Philadelphia Custom House from 1845-1935, and today it houses the People of Independence exhibit which containing portraits of various colonial and federal leaders by Charles Peale and other artists.


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About Second Bank of the United States

 116 South third street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

 +1 215-965-2305

 www.cr.nps.gov

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