Prudence Crandall Museum

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!


  • History & Museums
  • NPS Passport Stamp Location


1 South Canterbury Road
Canterbury, CT 06331