Historical Articles

November 10, 2018

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

CONSHOHOCKEN’S BIGGEST PARADEIT HAPPENED 100 YEARS AGOBy Jack Coll11-10-18 November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice at Complegne, France. The […]
August 23, 2018

Emidio Cardamone was The Man – Cardamone Established Conshohocken Little League

EMIDIO CARDAMONE WAS THE MANCARDAMONE ESTABLISHED CONSHOHOCKEN LITTLE LEAGUEBy Jack Coll8-23-18 My wife Donna and son Brian were quick to point out to me a photograph […]
August 9, 2018

Front Street in West Conshohocken (Recalling the Gas Explosions in 1931, 1947 and 1971)

FRONT STREET IN WEST CONSHOHOCKENRecalling The Gas Explosions In 1931, 1947, And 1971.By Jack Coll8-10-18 I have a tendency to travel to Upper Merion Township quite […]
May 2, 2018

Conshohocken – A Century Ago By Jack Coll

CONSHOHOCKEN—A CENTURY AGO By Jack Coll      It was springtime in Conshohocken, the year was 1918, a hundred years ago. Trolley cars rumbled up-and-down the picturesque tree-lined […]
April 9, 2018

Remembering the Conshohocken Hullabaloo By Jack Coll

REMEMBERING THE CONSHOHOCKEN HULLABALOO By Jack Coll April 10, 2018 The following is an excerpt taken from the book, “Conshohocken & West Conshohocken-People, Places and Stories” […]
April 5, 2018

Remembering Grand Openings By Jack Coll

REMEMBERING GRAND OPENINGS They Really Were Grand Back Then! By Jack Coll There was a time in this tight-knit community when everybody knew everything about everybody, […]
March 14, 2018

Conshohocken Pros vs The Philadelphia Yellow Jackets

CONSHOHOCKEN PROS VS. THE PHILADELPHIA YELLOW JACKETS YES, THE TWO TEAMS PLAYED EACH OTHER TWICE By Jack Coll A week ago or so I gave a […]
March 3, 2018

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 […]
May 6, 2017

Trolley’s on Fayette Street, and a Death

Trolley’s on Fayette Street and a Death 5/6/2017 by Brian Coll        We are down to our final few days of taking orders at the pre […]
May 2, 2017

Conshohocken Man HUNG for Committing Murder

Conshohocken Man HUNG for Committing Murder 5/2/2017 by Jack Coll       Most residents won’t recognize this hood. It was THE HOOD placed over the head of […]
April 19, 2017

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        […]
April 15, 2017

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 & […]