Skip to main content

Experience history in the making

Innovation. It’s in our blood. It’s the enduring thread that runs through our history and continues to move us forward. As long as there are customers to be helped, we’ll keep at it. And keep sharing our stories here. Welcome.

Explore more

This Day in Wells Fargo HistoryJuly 20, 1860

Private bank Clark Gruber & Co. opened in Denver and began minting coins made of Pike’s Peak gold. Clark Gruber became First National Bank of Denver in 1865, but remains the only bank in America to coin its own money. Both banks are now Wells Fargo.
Ten dollar gold coin shows American eagle clutching olive branch and arrows in center. Name Clark Gruber & Co and Denver on edge. Color image.

A partnership born to solve challenges

Throughout their lives, Henry Wells and William G. Fargo, the founders of Wells, Fargo & Co., were known for their innovation and dedication to customers.

Read story
Back to top