Victory State Bank Shares Some July 4th History
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Victory State Bank wishes all our friends and neighbors a happy and safe July 4th. Here are
some historical facts to get your celebration started:
On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.
As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbecues across the country.
According to the “Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970,” 2.5 million is the estimated number of people living in the newly independent nation in July 1776.
Today, the nation's estimated population is 313.9 million.
For additional facts about July 4th, from flags and fireworks to food and more, visit the U.S. Census Bureau’s Newsroom page at http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/cb12-ff12.html.
About Victory State Bank:
VSB Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSBN) is the one-bank holding company for Victory State Bank. As Staten Island, N.Y.’s only community-based commercial bank, Victory State Bank operates five full-service locations on the Island: The main office in the community of Great Kills, and branches in the communities of West Brighton, St. George, Dongan Hills and Rosebank. For additional information, Victory State Bank may be reached at 718-979-1100 or visited online http://www.victorystatebank.com .