So… MARAH is Coming Home By Jack Coll

SO MARAH IS COMING HOME Welcome Back Dave and Serge By Jack Coll      The past few weeks’ interest in the rock-band Marah has gained a little excitement with five or six people approaching me with “Hey Jack, you know them guys don’t you?” The interest, excitement and questions come due to the ...

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UPDATE: Conshohocken & West Conshohocken, People, Place & Stories

UPDATE: Conshohocken & West Conshohocken People, Places and Stories 5/30/2017 by Jack Coll       The final figures are in for the book Conshohocken & West Conshohocken People, Places and Stories Volume One.  There are fifteen chapters, 570 pages, 1,011 photographs with more than 300 of ...

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Trolley’s on Fayette Street, and a Death

Trolley’s on Fayette Street and a Death 5/6/2017 by Brian Coll        We are down to our final few days of taking orders at the pre order price of $120 for the set of Conshohocken & West Conshohocken books… call us at 610-825-7072 and order yours…..                Trolley ...

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Conshohocken Man HUNG for Committing Murder

Conshohocken Man HUNG for Committing Murder 5/2/2017 by Jack Coll       Most residents won’t recognize this hood. It was THE HOOD placed over the head of Conshohocken resident James Clemmer moments before he was hung at the Montgomery County prison gallows on May 4th, 1899.        Clemmer ...

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ONE WEEK Left to Order – Conshohocken & West Conshohocken books

One Week left to Order Conshohocken and West Conshohocken – People, Places and Stories 4/25/17 by Jack Coll        This photo was taken nearly 25 years ago at the dedication of Aubrey Collins Park located on East Elm Street.         Members of the Saint Paul’s youth choir performed ...

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Oldest Building in Conshohocken – Do YOU Recognize It?

Oldest Building in Conshohocken – Do YOU Recognize It? 4/22/17 by Jack Coll        This Farmhouse was built in 1794 by William and Elizabeth Shepherd and still stands today. It is the oldest building in Conshohocken.       Do YOU recognize the building and where it’s located?       ...

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Conshohocken Industry – a Few Rare Photos and Story

Conshohocken Industry – a Few Rare Photos and Story 4/19/2017 by Jack Coll photo by Gene Walsh photo by Doris Markley photo by Doris Markley        If you, your parents, your grandparents or relatives ever worked an industrial job in Conshohocken or West Conshohocken chances are their ...

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It’s one of Those Mysteries….

It’s One of Those Mysteries…. 4/15/2017 by Jack Coll       Is there really an underground river flowing under Conshohocken?      In the chapter “Murders, Mysteries & Scandals” in the books Conshohocken & West Conshohocken – People, Places and Stories. You ...

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Details on New Conshohocken & West Conshohocken books

Details on New Conshohocken Books 4/6/2017 by Jack Coll        This is perhaps the largest gathering of former Soap Box Derby racers ever assembled. This photo was taken at the Elmwood Park Zoo in 2015. The occasion was a Donovan Soap Box Derby party… you know those Donovans, they like to ...

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Less Than a Month to Order Your Conshohocken and West Conshohocken Books

Less Than a Month to Order Your Conshohocken and West Conshohocken Book 4/4/2017 by Jack Coll       Our new books “Conshohocken & West Conshohocken – People, Places and Stories” is coming out soon. We have less than a month to take your orders.       Perhaps you ...

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