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.
Hours: Nov – April, weekdays by appointment, 10am-3:30pm; May-Oct., Thurs-Sun, 10am – 4pm. Call to confirm
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/
- Museums/Historic Sites
- NPS Passport Stamp Location
1 South Canterbury Road
Canterbury, CT 06331