First Wall Street: Chestnut Street

In addition to being the political headquarters of the US in the Revolutionary period, Philadelphia was also the headquarters for finance. Before Wall Street, banks on and around Chestnut Street kept the economy moving by giving loans and printing money. Young Involved Philadelphia is holding a reading group for the book The First Wall Street next Monday — I just started reading. More details.

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