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Cranford Boy’s Camp/Cranford West

Cranford Boy’s Camp/Cranford West

Submitted by Vic Bary, Cranford Historical Society Curator With summer now at hand, it seemed time to write an article about Cranford Boy’s Camp, which has been a longtime staple of Cranford summers. Reverend Kenneth D. Martin arrived as Curate of Cranford’s Trinity...

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Don Sweeney and The Cranford86 Project

Don Sweeney and The Cranford86 Project

There were 86 of them: fifteen World War I, fifty-seven World War II, two Korean War and twelve Vietnam. At Cranford Memorial park there stands a granite monument with 86 names of Cranford Hometown Heroes. Heroes in every sense of the word, these men left...

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Meet Elizabeth Bates and learn about the event in her life that led her to getting wrapped up in the women’s suffrage movement of the early twentieth century, which, in turn, led her to lead a life committed to civic duty.



Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all Cranford Historical Society programs and Crane-Phillips House Museum Tours are cancelled until further notice. 

Our office is open during the following hours:

Monday through Thursday from 9:30-12:30 PM

Our Archives Curator is available for questions and research help on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-11:30 AM

Anyone wishing to do research or to drop-off a donation to our archives department, please do so during this hours.  We are requiring that you please wear a mask when visiting the office.