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Small but impeccably kept gem in the heart of what is one of the most beautiful parts of CT.
Right on rte 169 which in itself is a gem and worth the trip especially in the fall.
A fantastic story told enthusiastically by museum staff...More
This was my second visit to the museum. The admission was free during both special events. This one was Old Home Day. It was nice to be invited in to visit this historic building in Canterbury. I enjoyed there bookshop very much. I was able...More
If you’re going to make a day of it in the Quiet Corner, exploring scenic Route 169, add the Prudence Crandall Museum to your list of worthwhile stops. Ms. Crandall, an educational pioneer, opened the first Academy in the nation for African-American girls in 1833....More
It was nice to visit this museum in the middle of Canterbury (when it is open) . I knew of it for years and I happened to visit during one of their events which drew in some crowds. To learn of the history of the...More
Enjoyed our visit to the Prudence Crandall Museum while taking a fall ride on scenic Route 169. The docents were friendly and informative. Our tour began with a short video which provided an overview of the history of the home and the events that took...More
A nice little house museum, with informative exhibits and history of Prudence Crandall. In the 1830s this woman enrolled a black girl in her girls school, and the white parents pulled their daughters. So Prudence defied the town and changed her school to one for...More
Lived in the area all my life, never went but always wanted to. The history on my back door step is a precursor to the Civil War and the Civil Rights Amendment. Her courage and bravery in the face of her adversaries serves as an...More
In the center of Canterbury, Ct is a wonderful gem of history. May not be a proud part of American history but the struggles of African Americans and the courage the Prudence Crandall had to establish a school for African American girls was humbling. Take...More