Mid-Century Conshohocken

Recently, the Historical Society of Montgomery County received two postcards of Conshohocken from William D. Ramsey.  The first shows a bustling Fayette Street with stores, bars, and angled parking.


The other shows The First National Bank of Conshohocken.  I was curious to know whether or not the building was still standing and a quick search turned up this article by HSMC member (and Conshohocken expert) Jack Coll.  You can read the article for yourself here.  Jack writes that the bank was founded by Alan Wood, Jr. and others in 1872.  The building in the picture is the one that was built in 1924.  The bank merged with the Philadelphia National Bank in 1956 and moved to another building.  This building was demolished in the 1970’s.