Historical Articles

January 23, 2020

History of a House – 735 East Hector Street in Conshohocken

735 East Hector Street 110 Years Ago it belonged to Alexander Kilpatrick By Jack Coll 1-23-20 Editor’s Note:  (This is one in a series of short […]
January 15, 2020

History of a House – 110 West 7th Avenue – Conshohocken

110 WEST SEVENTH AVENUE WILLIAM HALLOWELL BUILT HIS HOUSE IN 1859 By Jack Coll 1-15-2020 Editor’s Note:  (This is one in a series of short articles […]
January 8, 2020

Hometown Heroes – We Should Never Forget Our Heroes. Sadly – Some of us Already Have

HOMETOWN HERO’S MILES STEMPLE & CARTER DAYWALT We Should Never Forget Our Heroes Sadly—–Some Of Us Already Have By Jack Coll      In the borough’s nearly […]
January 4, 2020

313 East 6th Avenue – History of a House

313 East Sixth Avenue Everything Residents Needed By Jack Coll 1-4-2020 Editor’s Note:  (This is one in a series of short articles on random houses throughout […]
December 31, 2019

House History – 206 East 10th Ave

206 East Tenth Avenue It Was A Hub Of Activity Back In The 1920’s By Jack Coll 12-30-19 Editors Note:  (This is one in a series […]
December 26, 2019

Remembering One of Conshohocken’s Greatest Residents – Dr. William McKenzie

Remembering One of Conshohocken’s Greatest Residents Dr. William McKenzie By Jack Coll 12-26-19      I’ve been enjoying Christmas week, eating way too many deserts, spending time […]
November 30, 2019

Brothers of the Bush 70 years later. Beard Photo

Brothers of the Bush 70 years later. Beard Photo 11/30/2019 by Brian Coll, Photo by Jack Coll I have been looking at the top photo for […]
November 6, 2019

Harry Street – Who It’s Named After and a Recent Visit by the Family

Harry Street – Who It’s Named After and a Recent Visit by the Family 11/6/2019 by Brian Coll Morgan Harry next to the Harry Street sign.  […]
October 15, 2019

The Washington Fire Company – The Glory Years in Atlantic City 1954-1967

The Washington Fire Company The Glory Years in Atlantic City, 1954-1967 Conshohocken Proud By Jack Coll October 15, 2019      I was caught in rush-hour traffic […]
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 […]