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Visit the Crane-Phillips House Living Museum, the “The Little House on the Rahway” built around 1840 by Josiah Crane.

Take a walk back in time and experience this “American Treasure” listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places.


*Museum is open the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month, September through May, from 2:00 to 4:00.


The Famous and Their Flowers

Trustee Debra Nicholls (debrassimplegarden.com) will present on how flowers and gardens have influenced famous people throughout history--from George Washington to Queen Elizabeth II to Coco Chanel.  Reserve your spot today!

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Antique Appraisals

Do you have an antique that you've always wondered about?  Curious about it's history, significance and value?  Come to the Community Center on April 6th to hear what kind of insight professional appraisers can give you. Spring will be here before you know it!  RSVP so we have a sense of how many people will be participating.  $5 per item.  (908)...

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We plan community programming for all ages in support of our mission.  In recent years, we have held antique appraisals, speaker events on a variety of topics, a garden tour, all kinds of children’s events, train shows, Four Centuries in a Weekend, and more.  We host elementary students and Scouts at our museum and we support the Cranford86.

Our office is open during the following hours:

Monday to Thursday, from 9:30-12:30 PM  (Tuesday and Wednesday only during summer months)

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 these hours.