My World by Seward Johnson
Sponsored by Elaine J. Wold and Community Donors
Toll Gate Grammar School
275 S. Main Street
Pennington NJ 08534
- Take a look at the book the little girl is reading. Read the visible pages and use your imagination to come up the rest of the story.
- Which childhood book do you read over and over?
- Is there a book you would recommend to this little girl to read next?
FUN FACTS – DID YOU KNOW?
- Toll Gate Grammar School was built and first occupied in 1926. It contained 8 classrooms, an auditorium, an office, and a teachers’ room. It cost approximately $112,000 to build. The ground for the school was donated by Mr. William P. Howe of Howe Commons fame.
- Toll Gate’s mascot is Tucker the Gator.
- “Toll Gate” comes from the building on what is now South Main Street in Pennington near the school, which was the residence of a gatekeeper who collected tolls on the Hopewell and Ewing Turnpike in the second half of the 1800s. (old Trenton Road to Route 31 to South Main Street).
Source: HV History Project