Farmington School Mothers Club
Photo courtesy of Tamara Lamb for GEHTHS museum

Welcome to History Notes, our weekly feature that looks at Egg Harbor Township history. Each week we get a chance to learn or reminisce courtesy of Lynn Wood of the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society, who shares early photos of places in Egg Harbor Township with our readers.

This photo of the Farmington School Mothers Club was taken in 1965. Sitting on Santa's lap is Gladys Johnson; Santa is unknown. The others are, from left, Olga Johnson, Doreen Garrett, Sophie Trueax, Helen Ritchie, Marie Tighe, unknown, Eleanor Maxwell, Ellen Miller Stewart and Jean Truitt.

Upcoming events

Irish Celli Performance: The Kate O’Brien Dancers and Nae Breeks Bag Pipe and Drum group will perform 7 p.m. March 2 in the large multipurpose room at the Community Center.

The Greate Egg Harbor Township Historical Society Museum is always looking for items of historical value. The museum is open 1-3 p.m. the first Saturday of each month and 1-3 p.m. every Sunday.

Go to, see the Greate Egg Harbour Township Historical Society Museum on Facebook, or call 609-813-2002.

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