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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“Opening Day” at Conshohocken Little League

“Opening Day” at Conshohocken Little League 4/22/2017 by Brian Coll      Little League opening day ceremonies took place today. We want to wish all the players, parents, coaches, board members the best of luck.       Reminder, this is the last week to pre order the books ...

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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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Does Anyone Else Miss or Remember Toad’s Tavern?

Does Anyone Else Miss or Remember Toad’s Tavern? 4/18/2017 by Brian Coll        Sometimes time has a way of playing tricks on your mind…. I think I was around 21 years old when Toad’s opened. It wasn’t the nicest place in Conshy, but for me and a group of friends it was ...

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Were You at the First Funfest in Conshy? 1993

Were You at the First Funfest in Conshy? It was 1993 4/17/2017 by Brian Coll        I personally volunteered on the Funfest for about 15 of the 20 some years it has ran. I was not a volunteer on the planning or running of the event in 1993 when it kicked off. I remember the... Read More

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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Urban Renewal… How it Affected Conshohocken.

Urban Renewal… How it Affected Conshohocken 4/11/2017 by Brian Coll       In this photo Mary DeFusco and Nancy Corrigan walked past one of the few remaining shops in operation along Fayette Street during the summer of 1975. The entire block had a date with the wrecking ball as part of ...

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New Books now on Sale! Conshohocken and West Conshohocken

Order your book (s) today! 2/14/2017 by Brian Coll       This is a photo of Bill Pounds Diner taken in 1946. Pounds Diner was located at 4th and Fayette Street. Bill sold the diner to Carl Aumann in the 1950’s, and it became Carl’s Diner. Carl, he sold the diner to Bill Danitz in ...

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New Book – Conshohocken and West Conshohocken. Coming out soon, order yours today

  Conshohocken & West Conshohocken People, Places and Stories by Jack and Brian Coll a New Book (actually 2) Now Taking Pre Order’s 2/4/2017 by Jack Coll       It’s Finally Here CONSHOHOCKEN & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN People, Places and Stories By Jack and Brian Coll ...

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