Then and Now: Answer Edition

We tested your knowledge of historic Phoenixville. You passed.

photo challenge garnered an impressive response from historically-savvy Phoenixville residents, but none were quicker than reader Joe Korzec, who correctly identified the picture as being "the duplex house on the corner of Gay and Morgan streets." Way to go Joe!

The full explanation, via the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area:

The photograph of the F.B. Neiman Funeral home at 138 Gay Street is from the early 1900’s. The duplex unit to the right at 136 Gay Street was a private residence. Both units are presently private homes. The funeral home relocated to 241 First Avenue early in the 20th century. The First Avenue building is now the home of the Forge Theatre.


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