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WWI Memorial Honor Roll - Cranford

   
WWI Memorial Honor Roll - Cranfordzoom
350 Springfield Avenue
Cranford
NJ
USA
07016
1920
L. Manning & Sons

Originally located in Josiah Crane Park, where it was dedicated in May 1920, the monument was relocated to Memorial Park in 1958. The Cranford monument consists of two vertical, smooth-faced granite slabs set on horizontal granite slab bases - one commemorating WWI, the other, WWII.  Both slabs contain a large bronze plaque listing all of those individuals from Cranford and vicinity who served in the wars. The WWI plaque is surmounted by a bronze, double-headed eagle with outstretched wings, perched on rocks.

Photos courtesy of:  NJ State Historic Preservation Office

 

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