Legacy of Local Service Continues: How Is Community Banking Different?

Did you know there is a bank in your community older than the Federal Reserve? First National Bank Colorado was founded in 1901. And we began serving local families, farms, and businesses 12 years before the Fed opened its doors and just 25 years after Colorado became a state. But our legacy isn’t just about ...

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How It All Started For First National Bank of Las Animas

vintage photograph of bankers in colorado show how it all started

In 1901 our founders took a step of faith to start the First National Bank of Las Animas. Faith is “confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.” (Hebrews 11:1) Our founders stepped out in faith in more ways than one. So here’s how it all started… The bank’s ...

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