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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Eclipse 2017 – Kind of Cloudy in Conshy

Eclipse 2017 – Kind of Cloudy in Conshy 8/21/2017 by Brian Coll   We don’t pretend to be scientists or work for Nasa or anything, all we know is we were given a pair of glasses by a friend (thanks Dorian) and wanted to check out the eclipse. Hey it was kind of cool. ...

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Albert A Garthwaite Stadium. Is it Still a Stadium?

Albert A Garthwaite Stadium, Is It Still a Stadium? 8/18/2017 by Brian Coll   Many of you may have noticed some changes around East 11th Ave, they have been taking down the “A” Field wall. While it is commonly known as the “A” Field, it really is or at least was the ...

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Conshohocken (old) Borough Hall is REALLY for Sale

Conshohocken (old) Borough Hall is REALLY for Sale 8/4/2017 by Brian Coll       I posted a photo of borough hall or Leeland mansion on Facebook the other night with the caption…. For Sale by Owner. I was actually surprised to read some of the comments. It appeared some people didn’t ...

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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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MARAH – Headlining Conshohocken Music Festival

MARAH – Headlining the Conshohocken Music Festival 5/17/2017 by Brian Coll      Yes! There is going to be a Conshohocken Music Festival this year and our old friends the Bielanko brothers and their band Marah will be back in their home town to headline the event. June 24th.          This ...

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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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People of Conshohocken – A Forgotten Friend to all of Conshohocken

People of Conshohocken – A Forgotten Friend to all of Conshohocken 4/26/2017 by Brian Coll          I have to start this People of Conshohocken a little differently than all of the others. Todays People of Conshohocken passed away a few years ago.        When I started the People of ...

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