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Saturday, July 06, 2019
Old Bethesda bank revealed behind Wells Fargo sign
Workers removed the Wells Fargo sign from a closed bank branch on Wisconsin Avenue in downtown Bethesda, as the building is remodeled for an incoming Chase branch. Behind the sign was revealed an earlier bank tenant, First Fidelity Bank. That national bank, chartered in 1920, has been whittled down to Arizona and its home state of Oklahoma these days. But here we see evidence of its old branch in Bethesda.