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Cars and drivers from all over the eastern seaboard were in action Sunday afternoons for midget auto racing at the Pleasantville Speedway, under the direction of Reese Long. Speedway promoter George Stockinger also presented his regular stock car programs. This photo is a clip from a March 1957 Pleasantville Press.

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.

Cars and drivers from all over the eastern seaboard were in action Sunday afternoons for midget auto racing at the Pleasantville Speedway, under the direction of Reese Long. Speedway promoter George Stockinger also presented his regular stock car programs. This photo is a clip from a March 1957 Pleasantville Press.

Upcoming event

Museum Day: Stop in and see our displays of early Egg Harbor Township school memorabilia 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 28.

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New summer hours for the museum are Sundays from 1 to 3 p.m.

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