Cranford in Union County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Memorial Tree Planted by the Village Improvement Association
Erected by Village Improvement Association; Registered American Forestry Association, Washington, D.C.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Horticulture & Forestry • Women.
Location. 40° 39.465′ N, 74° 18.557′ W. Marker is in Cranford, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Eastman Street and Central Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Eastman Street. The marker is on the grounds of McConnell Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 Eastman St, Cranford NJ 07016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Purple Heart Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Lest We Forget (approx. ¼ mile away); Charles Abbott Harker, Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away); Roll of Honor (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Crane’s Ford (approx. ¼ mile away); Crane’s Mills Crane Farm and Village Home Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gallows Hill (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cranford.
More about this marker. Small bronze shield in concrete plinth at the base of a memorial tree (Species unknown).
Regarding Memorial Tree Planted by the Village Improvement Association. Memorial to Fannie E. Bates (1841-1918) the founder and first president of the Cranford Village Improvement Association in 1896.
Also see . . . Cranford People: Fannie E. Bates. (Submitted on July 28, 2021, by K. Clark of Cranford, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2021, by K. Clark of Cranford, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2021, by K. Clark of Cranford, New Jersey. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.