1792: A Great Year

As we celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking back at the historic milestones that shaped the world we know today.

1792 saw changes that moved the world from potential into reality.

From the inception of the US dollar to the formation of the US Post Office, assets and information took on new meaning. And just halfway into that year, John Hancock signed State Street’s earliest ancestor into existence – forming a new company poised to take advantage of the speed, access and accuracy necessary to navigate the way ahead.