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What keeps the wheels of human progress turning?
The drive to explore new horizons.
The resolve to overcome hardships.
The courage to embrace diversity.
The compassion to lend a hand.
The motivation to always look ahead.
These things are alive in all of us.
Let’s explore where we’ve been and discover what’s next.

Making milestones

The history of Wells Fargo is the story of always looking forward. Discover the innovations that have been part of our DNA since day one.

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This day in history

January 31, 1966

Wells Fargo opened a new bank branch at Geary and Arguello Streets in San Francisco. An appearance by a Wells Fargo stagecoach and horses brought extra excitement to the event.

What drives us

Meet the visionaries, trailblazers, inventors, and local heroes who explored new horizons and embraced diverse perspectives to become a part of our history.

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