Submitted by Margaret Gerlach/President and the CHS Website Committee In 1927, the Cranford Historical Society was formed by a group of citizens with a mission to preserve and perpetuate the history of Cranford. Through the years, the Cranford Historical Society has...
*Photo credit: William King ALGONQUIN DRIVE HOUSE AND CRANFORD THEATER RECEIVE PRESERVATION AWARDS Submitted by Maureen Strazdon/HPAB in collaboration with the Cranford Historical Society. The Cranford Preservation Award for 2020 was presented to the owners of 37...
Article and photos submitted by Jean Kreiling, Cranford Historical Society Trustee On February 6, 2020, Cranford High School celebrated the renaming of its library as the Dr. Deborah Cannon Partridge Wolfe Library and Learning Commons. This event marked a culmination...
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HAPPY 150TH ANNIVERSARY TO THE TOWNSHIP OF CRANFORD
Sally The Rag Doll’s Adventure – A Story by Margaret Gerlach
Happy 150 years to Cranford! To honor the 150th Anniversary of our incredible town, we invite you and your families to read and enjoy the story of Sally, the Rag Doll. This children’s story, written and illustrated by Margaret Gerlach, President of the Cranford Historical Society, is an imaginary tale and celebration through the eyes of a rag doll. The story follows Sally throughout the township of Cranford as the town prepares to celebrate its 150th Anniversary. Sally’s adventure shows us how much the town has changed and evolved in its 150 years since being incorporated on March 14, 1871.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, all in-person Cranford Historical Society programs and Crane-Phillips House Museum Tours are cancelled until further notice.
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June to August, Tuesday & Wednesday only, from 9:30-12:30 PM
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Anyone wishing to do research or to drop-off a donation to our archives department, please do so during these hours. We are requiring that you please wear a mask when visiting the office.