Canterbury – A $3,434 grant to Friends of the Prudence Crandall Museum, Inc., awarded by Connecticut Humanities will help fund This year’s Symposium, titled Lives and Legacies: Prudence Crandall’s African American Students, Part 2.

 The day-long event will take place on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Canterbury Community Center, 1 Municipal Drive, Canterbury CT 06331, beginning at 10 AM.

 Admission fee of $25 includes admission to the Museum, admission to the Symposium, and a gourmet box lunch.

Friends Vice President, Ellen Chalfant, recently said “We hope to broaden awareness of the impact Prudence Crandall had on the African-American women who attended the Academy and, in turn, the impact they had on the various communities they lived in throughout their lives.” 

Connecticut Humanities, a nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, supports cultural and historic organizations that tell the state’s stories, build community and enrich lives.

For more information about the Symposium or Friends of the Museum, visit our web site at Reservations can be made by calling: 860-