Prudence Crandall

Prudence Crandall (HM13BE)

Location: Elk Falls, KS 67345 Elk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 22.361', W 96° 12.012'

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The State of Connecticut proudly joins the State of Kansas in honoring the lifetime achievements of Prudence Crandall, educator and champion of human rights. Crandall's courage and determination serve as examples of all who face seemingly insurmountable odds and to those who refuse to be limited by social conventions. To this day, her efforts to promoted equality in education remain unequaled.

The building which housed Crandall's academy in Canterbury, Connecticut, opened as a museum in 1984 and is administered by the Connecticut Historical Commission. The museum's national importance was recognized in 1991 when it was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
HM NumberHM13BE
Placed ByCitizens of the State of Connecticut
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 5:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 747920 N 4139895
Decimal Degrees37.37268333, -96.20020000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 22.361', W 96° 12.012'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 22' 21.66" N, 96° 12' 0.72" W
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Area Code(s)620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 360 Osage, Elk Falls KS 67345, US
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