Gallery: Then You Saw It, Now You Don't Volume Five

The Lansdale Historical Society presents its fifth volume in a series devoted to showcasing over 100 years of borough development

Borough residents were treated to a photographic trip down memory lane on Tuesday night, as the Lansdale Historical Society presented its fifth installment of the "The You Saw It, Now You Don't" series at the

With some photos dating back to the 1890's, historical society vice-president Steve Moyer narrated an hour long slideshow that compared old structures to their modern counterparts.

"All these pictures came to us this year, which is kind of neat," said Moyer.  "A lot of the pictures are over 100 years old"

Some of the locations - such as the - seem to have stood the test of time, showing few changes over the previous century.

Others - such as the at South Broad Street and Whites Road - have undergone quite a facelift.

In the event you missed the presentation, the Lansdale Patch has you covered.  Check out our gallery, which features many of the old-and-new photos of prominent locations throughout the borough. 

Can you guess the location of each shot? Check out the before and after photos!

Melissa Treacy (Editor) January 12, 2012 at 04:23 PM
What a great idea. I love to see what was and is no more. Very cool feature!
Steven Jones January 12, 2012 at 04:33 PM
Enjoyed seeing the "comparative" pictures. Thanks for publishing them.
Sherrianne Rocchino March 03, 2013 at 10:46 PM
Robert J Snyder jewelry was at one time known as Jay Jewelers
Sherrianne Rocchino March 04, 2013 at 12:40 AM
Swartleys later became the Peak Center
Sherrianne Rocchino March 04, 2013 at 12:52 AM
The furniture store was at one point in the late 50's early 60's, Neiburgs a ladies dress shop


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