Prudence Crandall Museum, Canterbury

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The Prudence Crandall Museum is a historic house museum, sometimes called the Elisha Payne House for its previous owner. It is located on the southwest corner of the junction of Connecticut Routes 14 and 169, on the Canterbury, Connecticut village green. It is designated a U.S. National Historic Landmark as Prudence Crandall House.
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  • The house was the stage for an incredibly knowledgeable and enthusiastic docent, Erica, to tell our group the story of Ms. Crandall and how events in the 1830's affected laws in the 1960's and even...  more »
  • We have been by the museum many times and said: “We should go but never did.” Last Saturday we went with friends. What a treat! Our guide is the curator whose knowledge matches her excitement for the....  more »
  • A part of Connecticut history that is a must see. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and friendly!
  • We enjoyed learning the history of Prudence Crandall. The house itself is well preserved and the grounds were nice.

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