An independent community bank serving the Eastern Shore since 1880

Our Story

Our Story

Our story spans over 135 years of proud service to our customers and our community.

A locally operated community bank, we invest in our customers – and our community – offering individuals and businesses a full menu of financial products and services that make banking with us convenient, dependable, and one hundred percent satisfying.

1880 Bank has served Maryland’s Eastern Shore for over 135 years. Originally known as The National Bank of Cambridge, our dedicated team of financial professionals have worked hard to expand our world-class financial services throughout Delmarva. Today, we operate six branches on the mid-shore and have developed deep relationships with businesses and individuals in Dorchester, Talbot, Caroline, Kent, Queen Anne’s,  and Wicomico counties.

What Sets Us Apart
Our success is driven by our team of local employees who deliver professional, hometown service and provide a strong, safe, and sound bank for you to do business with in person or online. We are committed to helping our community preserve its wonderful history and our top priority will always be to offer the best services available safely and securely to the businesses and citizens of the communities we serve.

Our-Story-1For 135 years, 1880 Bank has served Eastern Shore families and businesses.
Our-Story-2Steeped in tradition, our community is in the heart of Chesapeake country.
Our-Story-31880 Bank employees are active business and community leaders.