The Facebook group 'Old Images of Montgomery County' featured a few photos of the old mart on Horsham Road in Montgomery Township
Here's a photo of the old entrance to the Montgomeryville Mart, courtesy of Old Images of Montgomery County on Facebook. The mart existed on the site where Home Depot and OfficeMax are located on Horsham Road. It was destroyed by a fire in October 1991, according to this report. Do you remember the Montgomeryville Mart? Let us know your memories in the comments.
It is the final school year before St. Stanislaus Parish School becomes Mater Dei Catholic School, due to a merger initiated by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Students gathered outside to dig up a 21-year-old time capsule in bittersweet celebration
The year was 1991: The Gulf War began; Germany was unified; "Ghost," "Back to the Future III" and "Home Alone" were box office hits and Opposites Attracted between Paula Abdul and MC Skat Kat. It was the same year when St. Stanislaus students buried a time capsule behind the school sign along East Main Street on the school's 100th anniversary. On Wednesday, 21 years later, history was unearthed by the students at St. Stans, in bittersweet celebration of the final days of the end of the name "St. Stanislaus Parish School." The students of 1991 chose to remember what St. Stan's was 21 years ago rather than signify what was going on in pop culture during that time period. As the entire school gathered around a tree stump in the front yard, …