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Sep
23
Sun
2018
How We Dress @ Hanson House
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
How We Dress @ Hanson House

The Cranford Historical Society will present “How We Dress” on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018 at 2:00pm at the Hanson House, 38 Springfield Avenue.  The Society’s popular costume curator Gail Alterman will demonstrate how a mid-19th century Victorian woman would get dressed, from the inside out, using reproduction garments.  She will show you how clothing affected a women’s posture and reflected her status in society.  Original garments from the collection will be on view.

ADMISSION IS FREE but donations are greatly appreciated.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. For further information, please call the Historical Society’s office at 908-276-0082 or email us at cranfordhistoricalsociety@verizon.net.

Sep
30
Sun
2018
Museum Tour @ Crane-Phillips House Museum
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum Tour @ Crane-Phillips House Museum

Tour of the Crane-Phillips House Museum.  Free and open to the public.  Donations are greatly appreciated.

Oct
14
Sun
2018
Museum Tour @ Crane-Phillips House
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum Tour @ Crane-Phillips House

Tour of the Crane-Phillips House Museum.  Free and open to the public.  Donations are greatly appreciated.

Oct
20
Sat
2018
Four Centuries In A Weekend @ Crane-Phillips House
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Four Centuries In A Weekend @ Crane-Phillips House

The Cranford Historical Society’s Crane-Phillips House Museum at 124 North Union Avenue will once again participate in Union County’s Annual “Four Centuries in a Weekend.”  The museum will be open on Saturday, October 20th from 10:00am to 5:00pm and on Sunday, October 21st from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.  This year’s theme is “Inventions of the 18th and 19th Centuries.”

Materials for the weekend tour are available from the Union County Division of Cultural and Heritage Affairs Office and will be at all sites.  The materials include a booklet featuring photos and info about each site with a map showing the locations.  For more info, please call the Union County Division of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at 908-558-2550.

Oct
21
Sun
2018
Four Centuries In A Weekend @ Crane-Phillips House
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Four Centuries In A Weekend @ Crane-Phillips House

The Cranford Historical Society’s Crane-Phillips House Museum at 124 North Union Avenue will once again participate in Union County’s Annual “Four Centuries in a Weekend.”  The museum will be open on Saturday, October 20th from 10:00am to 5:00pm and on Sunday, October 21st from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.  This year’s theme is “Inventions of the 18th and 19th Centuries.”

Materials for the weekend tour are available from the Union County Division of Cultural and Heritage Affairs Office and will be at all sites.  The materials include a booklet featuring photos and info about each site with a map showing the locations.  For more info, please call the Union County Division of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at 908-558-2550.

Oct
28
Sun
2018
Halloween Spooky Stories & Crafts @ Crane-Phillips House Museum
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Halloween Spooky Stories & Crafts @ Crane-Phillips House Museum

Our Halloween Spooky Stories and Crafts program will be on Sunday, October 28th, 2018 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.  The Cranford Historical Society invites children 3 and older with or without costumes to come to the Crane-Phillips House Museum at 124 North Union Avenue to enjoy spooky stories and Halloween crafts.

Refreshments will be served and admission is free, but space is limited so RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.  Call 908-276-0082 or e-mail cranfordhistoricalsociety@verizon.net.

Nov
11
Sun
2018
Cranford in WWI @ Crane-Phillips House Museum
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Cranford in WWI @ Crane-Phillips House Museum

On the 100th anniversary of the conclusion of WW I, trustee and curator Vic Bary will present a portrait of the events leading up to WW I and Cranford’s participation in it, both on the home front and in Europe. Sunday, November 11th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at the Crane-Phillips House Museum, 124 North Union Avenue.

ADMISSION IS FREE but donations are greatly appreciated.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. For further information, please call the Historical Society’s office at 908-276-0082 or email us at cranfordhistoricalsociety@verizon.net.

Nov
17
Sat
2018
Holiday Boutique/Garage Sale Fundraiser @ Hanson House
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Boutique/Garage Sale Fundraiser @ Hanson House

The Society will have our annual Holiday Boutique/Garage Sale Fundraiser at the Hanson House, 38 Springfield Avenue.  Hours are Saturday and Sunday, November 17th and 18th, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Anyone wishing to donate new or slightly used items (no electrical items) is requested to  drop them off at the Hanson House on November 5th, 7th, 12th and 14th from 9:30am to 2:00pm and on November 13th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm only.

Nov
18
Sun
2018
Holiday Boutique/Garage Sale Fundraiser @ Hanson House
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Boutique/Garage Sale Fundraiser @ Hanson House

The Society will have our annual Holiday Boutique/Garage Sale Fundraiser at the Hanson House, 38 Springfield Avenue.  Hours are Saturday and Sunday, November 17th and 18th, 2018 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

Anyone wishing to donate new or slightly used items (no electrical items) is requested to  drop them off at the Hanson House on November 5th, 7th, 12th and 14th from 9:30am to 2:00pm and on November 13th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm only.

Dec
9
Sun
2018
Museum Tour @ Crane-Phillips House
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum Tour @ Crane-Phillips House

Tour of the Crane-Phillips House Museum.  Free and open to the public.  Donations are greatly appreciated.

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All are welcome to attend this Sunday's presentation on "How We Dress." We hope to see you there.

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2 months ago
Cranford Web

Our new website is live and we are so happy with the new look! Check it out for yourself!

www.cranfordhistoricalsociety.org

The Cranford Historical Society - Cranford, New Jersey has a new website!

Check it out to learn more about the #CranfordHistoricalSociety and how to become a member! Also, check back soon for ... See more

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3 months ago
Sunny Acres and Dental Office Recognized with Historic Preservation Awards

Cranford Historical Society's 2018 Preservation Awards (April 15th, 2018)

https://cranfordradio.wordpress.com/2018/04/15/sunny-acres-and-dental-office-recognized-with-historic-preservation-awards/

The Sunny Acres Civic and Improvement Association and 120 Walnut Avenue were recognized Sunday afternoon with 2018 Cranford Historic Preservation Awards by the Cranford Historical Society and the C…

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SunnyAcresHistory2018.mp4

Cranford Historical Society's "Sunny Acres" Presentation (April 8th, 2018)

https://cranfordtv35.viebit.com/player.php?hash=s0dkf7IIItOn

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5 months ago

The Cranford Historical Society invites you to join us on April 8 from 2-4pm at the Crane-Phillips House Museum for a presentation on "Sunny Acres."

Please call 908-276-0082 to reserve your spot.

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7 months ago

Come out on Wednesday, February 21 to celebrate Black History Month with a concert of Gospel Music. Event is sponsored by the Cranford Historical Society and the Cranford Public Library. Admission ... See more

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Cranford Historical Society - Cranford, New Jersey

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The Cranford Historical Society was founded in 1927 with a mission to preserve and perpetuate the unique history of Cranford, New Jersey.

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Historic and modern quilts currently on display at the Crane-Phillips House Museum.

Come out on Sunday, February 4th from 2pm-4pm for a quilting lecture and demonstration.

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10 months ago

Visit us at the Crane-Phillips House on Sunday, December 3rd from 2-4pm to learn how the holidays were celebrated in the 19th and early 20th century.

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Cranford Historical Society

Annual Holiday Boutique/Garage Sale Fundraiser

The Cranford Historical Society will have its Annual Holiday Boutique/Garage Sale Fundraiser on November 11-12, 2017 at the Hanson House, 38 ... See more

Cranford Historical Society, Cranford, NJ

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