Prudence Crandall was designated Connecticut's State Heroine for the moral courage she showed in providing private education for young African-American women despite strong local opposition. Miss Crandall faced three court trials and even spent a night in jail for her beliefs. National Historic Landmark.
Special exhibit on view: Lives and Legacies: Prudence Crandall's African-American Students.
This is a Connecticut Blue Star Museum which invites active military personnel and their families to visit free of charge all summer long (May 25 through September 7, 2015).