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 Prudence <I>Crandall</I> Philleo

Prudence Crandall Philleo

Birth
Hopkinton, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 28 Jan 1890 (aged 86)
Elk Falls, Elk County, Kansas, USA
Burial Elk Falls, Elk County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 9003590 · View Source
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Civil Rights Pioneer, Educator, Temperance Advocate. Connecticut's official State Heroine. In March, 1833, Prudence Crandall established the first school for African-American girls in New England at Canterbury, Connecticut.

Bio by: John D. Ryan


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  • Originally Created by: John D. Ryan
  • Added: 27 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9003590
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Prudence Crandall Philleo (3 Sep 1803–28 Jan 1890), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9003590, citing Elk Falls Cemetery, Elk Falls, Elk County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .