Glenside nostalgia: 1988 promotional video & 1930s pamphlet featuring ’22 reasons why you should live in beautiful Glenside’

A 1930s pamphlet advertising Glenside was posted in the Facebook group You know you grew up in Abington, PA if you remember…

Comments hold that the pamphlet was used between 1932-1941 as a promotional piece for Roberts Tract located next to the Glenside train station, the former site of a realtor office and the current site of Roberts Block Restaurant.

The Facebook group also offers a video of Glenside’s Centennial celebration in 1988 featuring O’Neill’s Food Market, Abington Federal Savings, Hibberts, Rau Animal Hospital, and West Coast Video.

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