Neshaminy Mall- A Look Into the Past

Neshaminy Mall outside Strawbridge & Clothier (now Macy's) in 1968.

Neshaminy Mall outside Strawbridge & Clothier (now Macy’s) in 1968.

Shopping malls are everywhere these days. Outwardly, they all appear to be the same; huge buildings chocked full of a variety of stores and dining options. Some have movie theaters, others have amusement park rides. But rarely does a mall have history. OK, true, every mall has a past, but I mean history, as in the mall itself has historical significance or houses historical memorabilia. Most shoppers don’t realize it, but Neshaminy Mall in Bensalem happens to be one of these rare and special malls.

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