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Notecards for Sale!

Purchase these limited edition notecards depicting Rahway River ice skating near the Cranford Casino in 1890. 12 notecards for $5 Call or email the Cranford Historical Society to...

Tours and Office Update

Due to the rise in the pandemic the Crane-Phillips House Museum will be closed for tours until further notice.  The Hanson House office will remain open Monday to Thursday from 9:30am-12:30pm, but please email  (cranfordhistoricalsociety@verizon.net) and wait for a...
JUNE IS BUSTIN’ OUT ALL OVER!

JUNE IS BUSTIN’ OUT ALL OVER!

JUNE IS BUSTIN’ OUT ALL OVER!  (with apologies to Rodgers and Hammerstein) A brief look at historic wedding dresses. June is often regarded as the month for weddings – and given our pandemic era lives of the past year, many weddings, once postponed, are...
Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

“Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no society, no future.” – lie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize recipient In Memoriam, the Costume Department presents a selection of uniforms from our Military Collection....