Canterbury in Windham County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
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General Moses Cleaveland, lawyer, veteran of the Revolutionary War and founder, of the city of Cleveland, Ohio, in the Western Reserve, was born in Canterbury on January 29, 1754, and died here November 16, 1806. In 1831 Miss Prudence Crandall of South Canterbury, Quaker school teacher, opened a boarding school for young ladies here
the Canterbury American Revolution
the Canterbury Historical Society
and the Connecticut Historical Commission
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is January 29, 1754.
Location. 41° 41.851′ N, 71° 58.284′ W. Marker is in Canterbury, Connecticut, in Windham County. Marker is at the intersection of S Canterbury Road (Connecticut Route 169) and Westminster Road (Connecticut Route 14), on the right when traveling north on S Canterbury Road. Located on the Canterbury Green. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 S Canterbury Rd, Canterbury CT 06331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Congregational Church Parsonage (within shouting distance of this marker); Prudence Crandall School (within shouting distance of this marker); Canterbury Veterans Monuments (approx. 1.2 miles away); World War II Commemorative Tree (approx. 1.2 miles away); St. John s Parish World War I Monument (approx. 3 miles away); Plainfield Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Plainfield World War II Monument (approx. 3.1 miles away); Plainfield Veterans Monument (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canterbury.
Also see . . .
1. Town of Canterbury. (Submitted on October 3, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Canterbury, Connecticut on Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 3, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 216 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 3, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.