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Crispus Attucks High School

Location: 1140 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street, Indianapolis. (Marion County, Indiana)

Erected 1992 Indiana Historical Bureau

ID# : 49.1992.1


Built 1927 to serve as the only public high school for Indianapolis' black population. Integrated 1970 under court-ordered desegregation. Converted to junior high, 1986. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1989. Named for patriot of American Revolution.


African American, Education, Buildings and Architecture