Are you old enough to remember when the banks closed at 3 P.M.? I am. The above interesting photo of the legendary Yardville National Bank is shown in the photo taken during the Great Depression year of 1934. Like the friendly druggist, and the grocery store, The order changeth and are replaced with large national entities on all too many corners. The old independent banks have been closed and replaced with unfamiliar bank names, once again on countless corners throughout the area .