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Cranford in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of Crane’s Ford

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 3, 2016
1. Site of Crane’s Ford Marker
Inscription. This tablet marks the site of Crane’s Ford, so called in Revolutionary War times. Here Light Horsemen guarded while General Washington’ Army was encamped at Morristown.

Cranford derives its name from the ford.

Erected July 4th 1929 by the Cranford Historical Society. J.S.Voorhees, President, E.K, Adams, Vice Pres., C.F.Manchon, Secretary, W.J.McKee, Treasurer,W.B. Bragdon, Corresponding Secretary.
 
Erected 1929 by Cranford Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 39.695′ N, 74° 18.478′ W. Marker is in Cranford, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Riverside Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cranford NJ 07016, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles Abbott Harker, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Roll of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Lest We Forget (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Crane’s Mills (approx. 0.3 miles away); Crane Farm and Village Home Site (approx.

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By Don Morfe, May 3, 2016
2. Site of Crane’s Ford
0.4 miles away); Kenilworth Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kenilworth 9/11 Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cranford.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Site of Crane’s Ford image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 3, 2016
3. Site of Crane’s Ford
 
 
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