Historical Articles

August 12, 2019

Charlie Hicks – Music and More

CHARLIE HICKS Charlie had a store in Downtown Conshohocken But Charlie Hicks really was all about the music 8/12/2019 by Jack Coll      A few days […]
August 3, 2019

Ice Skating at Sutcliffe Park back in the day….

Ice Skating at Sutcliffe Park back in the day…. 8/3/2019 by Brian Coll If you remember when the borough was cool and the firemen would hose […]
June 24, 2019

Conshohocken from 1939 – Look back 80 years! Rare Footage

Conshohocken from 1939 – Look Back 80 years! Rare Footage by Brian Coll 4/24/2019 This video from 1939, put together by the Chamber of Commerce at […]
May 30, 2019

Throwback Thursday Photo to The Washington Fire Company Number 1

Throwback Thursday Photo to The Washington Fire Company Number 1 5/30/2019 by Brian Coll This rare photo of the old Washington Fire Company was taken in […]
March 30, 2019

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

     Females today, are nearly equal to their male counterparts, I say nearly because we all know about the difference in pay scales, the lack of […]
March 29, 2019

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 […]
March 25, 2019

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 […]
March 8, 2019

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” […]
February 27, 2019

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 […]
December 26, 2018

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 […]
December 15, 2018

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 […]
November 20, 2018

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

CONSHOHOCKEN & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN NEIGHBORHOODSWHAT NEIGHBORHOOD DO YOU LIVE IN?By Jack Coll Tracy Terraces in front of 1410 Fayette Street, Conshohocken embedded in the concrete sidewalk. […]