The Freedom Valley Chronicles:
Former Street Names - Part One

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History does not stand still.

The street you live on today or that you travel this week may have had a different name in years past.

Below is a list of some of the roadways in the Freedom Valley that have different names today:


          1st Alley

          14th Avenue

          16th Avenue

          Alternate Route 422

          Craven Street

          Foulke Street

          Front Avenue

          Patriot Drive

          Reading Road

          Route 422

          Spring Mill Road

          Terrace Road

          Whitemarsh and Plymouth Turnpike


Each of these streets are within the borders of Conshohocken, Plymouth, West Conshohocken, and/or Whitemarsh.

Let us know if you are aware of the current names for these same roadways.

We’ll publish a news column in a few days with the full results.


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The map is a portion of a map from 1871 courtesy of the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.


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