Prudence Crandall Museum (closed for renovations in 2020)

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!


  • Museums/Historic Sites
  • Nonprofits
  • NPS Passport Stamp Location


1 South Canterbury Road
Canterbury, CT 06331