Beautifully engraved certificate from the Second National Bank of Cooperstown issued in the 1880's. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of two alegorical women with an eagle. This item is hand signed by the Company's President and Cashier and is over 110 years old.
Company History 1864 Established Second National Bank of Cooperstown 05/01/1956 Merge To Federal Natl Commercial Bank & Trust Company of Albany 04/01/1963 Name Change To National Commercial Bank & Trust Company 01/01/1980 Name Change To Key Bank, N.A. 11/01/1989 Name Change To Key Bank of Eastern New York, N.A. 06/01/1991 Name Change To Key Bank of New York, N.A. 06/16/1992 Convert State Key Bank of New York (6/92-8/93) 08/26/1993 Merge To State NSA Bank 08/26/1993 Name Change To Key Bank of New York 01/13/1997 Convert Federal Key Bank, National Association Located on Main Street in the heart of picturesque Cooperstown, New York, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is one of the country's major tourist destinations and is surely the best-known sports shrine in the world. Opening its doors for the first time on June 12, 1939, the Hall of Fame has stood as the definitive repository of the game's treasures and as a symbol of the most profound individual honor bestowed on an athlete. It is every fan's "Field of Dreams" with its stories, legends and magic to be passed on from generation to generation