March is National Women’s History Month – Conshohocken was Honoring Their Female Residents Nearly 100 Years Ago in 1925

MARCH IS NATIONAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CONSHOHOCKEN WAS HONORING THEIR FEMALE RESIDENTS NEARLY 100 YEARS AGO IN 1925 By Jack Coll March 29, 2019      Females today, are nearly equal to their male counterparts, I say nearly because we all know about the difference in pay ...

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Conshohocken Prominent Female Residents – It’s Unbelievable

Conshohocken Prominent Female Residents It’s Unbelievable In Honor of “Women’s History Month” By Jack Coll March 29, 2019      Conshohocken was just one of hundreds of small river towns in Pennsylvania.  Throughout the 1800’s, and 1900’s, the attraction of these ...

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It’s National Women’s History Month – And Conshohocken Has Had Its Share of History Making Women

It’s National “Women’s History Month” And Conshohocken Has Had Its Share of History Making Women By Jack Coll March 24, 2019      In honor of Women’s History Month, (celebrated in March every year) I thought it would be kind of cool to point out a few of Conshohocken’s ...

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Ellen T. “Nellie” Ruser

Making History – Ellen T. “Nellie” Ruser by Jack Coll MAKING HISTORY Conshohocken Prominent Female Residents Ellen T. “Nellie” Ruser In Honor of “Women’s History Month” By Jack Coll March 8, 2019      I recently wrote an article about famed female aviator ...

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Famed Aviator Amelia Earhart Visited Norristown 83 Years Ago…

Famed Aviator Amelia Earhart Visited Norristown 83 Years Ago Gave Stunning Talk at Norris Theatre By Jack Coll      On Thursday March 19, 1936, Amelia Earhart was in Norristown Pa. helping celebrate the Norristown Business and Professional Women’s Club 50th Anniversary, ...

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A Conshohocken Christmas – 1968

50 years ago 1968—THERE WAS A WAR, ASSASSINATIONS, A SONG CALLED “IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA” “GREEN ACRES” AND “BEWITCHED” WERE ON TELEVISION AND CONSHOHOCKEN WAS CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS By Jack Coll      Are you old enough to remember 1968, perhaps some of us were too young ...

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Mary Wood Park and Parkhouse – Thank You Mary Wood

THANK YOU MARY WOOD FOR HOSTING BOROUGH RESIDENTS FOR THE PAST 100 YEARS By Jack Coll 12-15-18      The Mary Wood Parkhouse is located at 120 East Fifth Avenue and the park is bordered by Harry Street down to Hallowell Street, from East Fifth Avenue to East Sixth ...

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The Evolution of West 1st Ave and Fayette Street

The Evolution of West 1st Ave and Fayette Street 12/5/2018 by Brian Coll   With the wrecking ball around the corner for the office building at 1st and Fayette, more and more people are asking what’s it going to be? Why are they tearing it down? What used to be there? When did they ...

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Conshohocken & West Conshohocken Neighborhoods, What Neighborhood do YOU Live In?

        CONSHOHOCKEN & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN NEIGHBORHOODS WHAT NEIGHBORHOOD DO YOU LIVE IN? By Jack Coll     Tracy Terraces in front of 1410 Fayette Street, Conshohocken embedded in the concrete sidewalk.   There are few residents living today in Conshohocken ...

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Conshohocken’s Biggest Parade – It Happened 100 Years Ago by Jack Coll

    CONSHOHOCKEN’S BIGGEST PARADE IT HAPPENED 100 YEARS AGO By Jack Coll 11-10-18   November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice at Complegne, France. The agreement brought the First World War to an end at 11 a.m., November 11, 1918. Each year ...

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