Memories of Conshohocken’s Professional Football Teams

Philadelphia Eagles Championship Stirs memories of Conshohocken’s Professional Football Teams By Jack Coll 2-27-18        During the early part of last century the borough of Conshohocken fielded some pretty good professional football teams.  In the fall of 1893 the first organized ...

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Conshohocken Elementary School – Great Kindness Challenge – Photo

Conshohocken Elementary School – Great Kindness Challenge – Photo 1/24/2018 by Brian Coll                     We were thrilled to be able to capture this great group of students and staff at Conshohocken Elementary School. They had ...

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Thank you Mayor Frost

Thank you Mayor Frost 1/2/2018 by Brian Coll     Tonight at 6:00 a changing of the guards takes place if you will. Mayor Bob Frost has been mayor for 16 out of the past 20 years. During that time he has brought dignity, class, charity, caring and all of himself to Conshohocken. If ...

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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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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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