The Colonial Neighborhood Council By Jack Coll

  Colonial Neighborhood Council It’s That Time of Year Again Let’s All Donate Some Food By Jack Coll   The Conshohocken community can’t control world events, missile testing, mass shootings and devastating hurricanes.  Nor can we necessarily control the homeless problem, drug problem ...

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NEW BOOK! Conshohocken & West Conshohocken

CONSHOHOCKEN & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN People, Places & Stories Volume Two     This is the Peoples National Bank of West Conshohocken. It was established in 1907. The bank later merged and became the West Conshohocken branch of the Conshohocken Trust Company. After the bank closed ...

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Picnics Back in the Day By Jack Coll

Picnics Back-in-the-Day Nothing Like A Sunday In August By Jack Coll   There was a time when every man, women and child in Conshohocken and surrounding communities couldn’t wait for the Annual Company Picnic generally held every August.  Borough children were highly excited in anticipation ...

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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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