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Pictured are second graders from the Bargaintown School on Bargaintown Road in Egg Harbor Township. The Lead Teacher, on the right, was Lou Della Barca and the aide pictured on the left was Mrs. Adamo. The school still stands today as the Eagle Academy.

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.

A 1973 photos shows second-graders from the Bargaintown School on Bargaintown Road in Egg Harbor Township. The lead teacher, on the right, was Lou Della Barca and the aide pictured on the left was Mrs. Adamo. The school, built in 1914, still stands today as the Eagle Academy.

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