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A Look at Local History

Collingswood Historic Districts:

A Living Legacy In addition to its quaint downtown areas and robust shopping and restaurant scene, Collingswood has a rich history that can easily be identified by taking a stroll through the borough’s Residential and...

Friends of the Library: Helping However They Can

In Collingswood: Friends of the Library (FOL) is truly in the library’s corner and beyond. After speaking with FOL President Anita Schoeffling, FOL Treasurer Anne Woodcock and the director of Collingswood library, Carissa Schanely,...

A look at local history: Collingswood home to one of oldest oak trees in New Jersey

The Borough of Collingswood needs a Lorax – stat. You know, the mythical creature from the Dr. Seuss book of the same name. The little orange guy with the fluffy yellow moustache. No, the borough isn’t...

A look at local history: Liquor – or the lack thereof – has long story in borough

In the thriving suburban town of Collingswood, residents and guests can stroll the beautiful tree-lined streets, browse through unique shops and drink their favorite wines at some of the best restaurants in South Jersey.  However,...

A look at local history: The final resting place of thousands, Harleigh Cemetery a study in architecture

With fall and the spookiest of holidays getting closer as the days grow shorter, it’s a little easier to justify holding your breath as you pass by a graveyard and let long-buried superstitions get...

A look at local history: Stokes-Lee House the oldest home in the borough

Nestled in the middle of Lees Avenue, the three-story yellow house with red shutters sits majestically behind a tree that towers over the regal roofline. The expansive shade of the tree, however, can’t hide the...

A look at local history: Collingswood family is living history in Sears Kit Home

While holding the future in her arms, Jessica Todd was thinking about the past. After her second child was born four years ago, the Collingswood mother stayed up at night to nurse her baby daughter...

A look at local history: For 31 years, volunteers have brought Collingswood’s Holiday Parade to life

Planning for Collingswood’s 2019 Holiday Parade began the moment the last float crossed the end of the parade route in 2018.  Now in its 31st year, the annual event has continued to expand, all made...

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