Banks stand at the center of local commerce — helping to build businesses, schools, places of worship and town centers. As our world has changed, banks have evolved as well, offering new products, services and technologies to make banking easier and more convenient. What remains constant, however, is the vital role of local banks and the importance of trust between banks, customers and communities.
The PNC Legacy Project is a comprehensive initiative of PNC designed to honor, document and preserve the history of predecessor banks, the employees and officers who guided them and the communities they serve. The stories of these banks are told through displays showcasing distinctive artifacts, graphic images and oral histories. Access to these historic documents is enhanced through the project's website. As stewards of community history, PNC is committed to upholding the enduring trust that has been placed in these banks.
Throughout the history of our country, banks have changed their services and offered new technologies to respond to their customers' needs. What has not changed, however, is the vital role banks play in the lives of the people they serve, and the importance of trust between bank, customer, and community.
PNC is the product of a merger of two distinguished Pennsylvania banks in 1983: Pittsburgh National Corporation and Provident National Corporation based in Philadelphia. Each of these institutions had served diverse markets so that merger creating PNC also became the largest bank in Pennsylvania.
More than 150 years since the first shots were fired at Fort Sumter, this exhibit takes a look at some of the Civil War's key battles and events, and how the war impacted our
The historians and archivists working on the PNC Legacy Project are collecting, documenting, and assessing hundreds of individual artifacts and rare papers. By putting their organizational and research skills to work, they are creating a cohesive and meaningful collection.