Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area

204 Church Street, Phoenixville, PA 19460

610-935-7646   hspa@verizon.net

www.hspa-pa.org   or   www.phoenixvillehistoricalsociety.org



Old Phoenixville Photos

Trolley Bridge over Perkiomen RR Line at Rt.724, c 1915

Memorial Junior High School, built in 1930 and converted into Samual K. Barkley Elementary School in 1964

1893 Athletic Association football team

1906 High School track team

B'nai Jacob Synagogue

Old photo of the Chester Hotel

Christian Science Church

Church Street School built in 1860

Daily Republican Building

Entrance of the old St John's Lutheran Church

First Fire Apparatus - 1874

Grimes AME Church

High Street School built in 1889

Holy Ghost Greek Catholic Church

J. William Sigman, photographer

Jefferson House Hotel

The Mason Street School was built in 1875.  It was at Nutt Road and Mason Street.  It served as a school from 1877 to 1983. 

McCabe Brothers - Eagle Scouts 1949

Old Grandstand in Washington Field

Otterbein United Brethren Church, Mont Clare

Phoenixville's 1924 football team

Pennsylvania Hotel

Phoenix Military Band  c. 1890.  The band was organized in 1847.

Phoenix Military Band c 1910. 

Phoenixville High School cast of a 1908 play

St. Michaels Greek Catholic football team in 1920

Squire Charles H. Howell

St. John's Reformed Church

Sts Peter & Paul Ukrainian Church

Tug and Dredge on Schuylkill Canal

Union Club 1912 football team

Union Club 1915 football team

Old photo of Paddy Doyle's School

Paddy Doyle's School

Bridge & Main Streets, 1920's

Byrne Knitting Mill

Church Street School built in 1860

Corner of Bridge & Main Sts., turn of the 20th Century

Cullen House, Hall & Main Street

Davies' Perseverance Knitting Mill

Delivery Truck built in Phoenixville

Heine Boiler Corp

Phoenixville Hook & Ladder Co.

GAR Symbol

Laying Trolley Tracks, Bridge & Main Streets

Looking North on Main Street from Church Street

Old Borough Hall on Church Street

Pennsylvania RR Station

A photo of the temporary wooden bridge that was built on piles between Phoenixville & Mont Clare.  It replaced a covered bridge that was constructed in 1844 that burned on May 9, 1915.  It was replaced by a new bridge in April of 1917.  That bridge was subsequently replaced in 1997 with the current bridge.

Phoenixville High School that was built in 1958

Phoenixville High School c. 1905

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