Prudence Crandall, CT’s female hero opened the academy for African-American women in April 1833. Crandall and her students braved harassment and legal battles for almost 17 months until a mob attack on the building forced the school to close. A National Historical Landmark on the CT Freedom Trail and CT Women’s Heritage Trail.
One of the locations to get your National Park Service Passport Stamped in The Last Green Valley! https://thelastgreenvalley.org/tlgv/a-national-heritage-corridor/
- History & Museums
- NPS Passport Stamp Location
1 South Canterbury Road
Canterbury, CT 06331