Places named after Crispus Attucks


To pay homage to Crispus Attucks many places have adopted his name. Many schools are named after him, as well as parks, theaters, community centers and playgrounds.

Crispus Attucks Park in Washington DC’s Bloomingdale neighborhood.  “The Secret Park it’s a unique space, a private community park occupying the courtyard space behind a single city block of houses in Washington DC’s Bloomingdale neighborhood. Map

Crispus Attucks Playground located at Classon Ave, Brooklyn, New York.  Map

Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis.    The Indianapolis School Board opened Crispus Attucks High School in 1927 as the first and only public high school for African Americans in the city. Attucks became desegregated in 1967.

Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School in Indianapolis is designed for students who are pursuing a career in the sciences or as a medical professional.   Map

Crispus Attucks Community Academy in Chicago, Illinois. Map

Crispus Attucks Community Center in Lancaster, Pennsylvania  is a United Way of Lancaster County Partner Agency.  Has been serving the community for over 80 years  through educational and cultural programs. Map

Crispus Attucks Children’s Center in Dorchester, Massachusetts provides infants, toddlers and Pre-K programs. The Center receives a significant portion of its annual revenue from government sources. Map

The Crispus Attucks Cultural Center  is a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program located in Norfolk, Virginia. The Cultural Center runs the Crispus Attucks Theater  that has been in operation since 1919. Map

The IPS Crispus Attucks Museum is located at 1140 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street, in the city of Indianapolis, on the newly renovated campus of the historic Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School. Map

Crispus Attucks Museum   Indiana University-Perdue University Indianapolis – University Library Program of Digital Scholarship.

The Crispus Attucks Association, a United Way of York County Partner Agency  located in York, Pennsylvania carries out a group of community development programs:

The Crispus Attucks Early Learning Center has been developing leaders for the York community for the past 75 years

The Crispus Attucks Active Living Senior Center offers a welcoming space for area residents age 60 and over to gather and provides an array of educational and enrichment activities.

The Crispus Attucks Community Development  serves as a symbolic southern gateway into York City.  Over the past decade and a half, the Crispus Attucks Community Development Department has worked to develop this area of the city to make it more attractive to professionals and residents.

The Crispus Attucks Center for Employment and Training empowers York area residents to be self-sufficient through training, education, counseling and job placement.

The Crispus Attucks Housing Program  is committed to providing quality, affordable housing to York community residents.

Youth and Family Programs provides many after-school and summer educational, recreational, and social responsibility opportunities for youth 5 to 18 years old.

The Crispus Attucks Transitional Center program is a 12 week minimum rehabilitation  program for non-violent offenders leaving state correctional facilities.  This program offers stability and responsibility for reentry into society.

The Crispus Attucks YouthBuild Charter School is designed to give youth the opportunity to earn their high school diploma.


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