Introduce youngsters age 6 and up to the 19th century version of texting! Workshop is sponsored by the Museum and facilitated by Museum Guide Lisa Joseph. Call 860-546-7800 to register or get directions.
The Museum celebrates Prudence Crandall's 210th birthday anniversary and the beginning of CT's Freedom Trail Month at the 27th Prudence Crandall Day. There will be period games - Graces and Hoops, music, crafts, and craft demonstrations.
August 31 :: Prudence Crandall Day: "The Life and Times of William Webb: An African American Civil War Soldier from Connecticut"
Kevin Johnson (CT State Library Research History & Genealogy Unit) takes on the role of William Webb in the John Carter House Barn "theater", right next door to the museum.
July 27 :: Music at Twilight
Where: Prudence Crandall Museum Lawn
When: Saturday 6 - 8 PM
Rain Venue: Canterbury Community Center
Bring lawn chairs or a picnic blanket and basket and join the Friends on the Museum lawn for a rousing concert by the 102nd Army National Guard Band.
Donations will be accepted to help Friends of the Museum purchase software for computers donated for use by the Junior Docents.
Admission to the Museum is FREE during the concert. Refreshments will be sold.
Canterbury Historical Society is once again sponsoring Old Home Day on the Front Lawn of the Congregational Church, across Route 169 from the Museum. Friends will be running children's games on the Museum Lawn.
Oct 11 through 13 :: Pop Up Art Gallery and Reception
Where: Prudence Crandall Museum's John Carter House, next door to Museum