Cranbury is a township in Middlesex County that is filled with history, being one of the oldest towns in New Jersey. Originally spelled “Cranberry”, it was changed to “Cranbury” in 1869. Dr. Hezekiah Stites’ home in Cranbury was a headquarters for the American Revolution and George Washing made many decisions regarding the Battle of Monmouth there. Cranbury was the location for the so-called Hightstown Rail Accident in 1833 as documented by John Quincy Adams.