|10/13/2017 - 7:00 pm|
|Community Room of the Canterbury, CT Town Hall|
|1 Municipal Drive - Canterbury, CT 06331|
There will be a brief business session at 7:00 pm, followed by the program & refreshments. Free and open to the public. Bring a friend.
Join us as we welcome Kaz Kozlowski, curator of the Prudence Crandall Museum, and Kendall Smith, author and illustrator. Learn more about Prudence Crandall and the indelible mark she left on the history of American education, race relations, and women’s rights. Those of us who live here in Canterbury, home of Miss Crandall’s famous and once-controversial academy for the education of “young ladies and little misses of color,” often think we know the story inside out. But it’s an ever rich topic and there’s always more to learn.
But even if you aren’t a member, our monthly history-themed programs are free and the public is warmly invited. The business session starts at 7:00. If you want to skip it and come just for the program, arrive about 7:30.
The Canterbury Historical Society’s regular monthly meetings are on the second Friday evening of the month unless otherwise noted. We don’t meet in July and August, when we take a summer break, although we often hold special events over the summer.
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