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Crispus Attucks Playground

Classon Ave. bet. Fulton St. and Lefferts Pl.

Brooklyn

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This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

This playground is named for Crispus Attucks (c. 1723-1770), an African American killed in the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770. Unfortunately, historians know little about Attucks’s early life. They believe that he was a runaway slave of mixed African and Native American descent from Framingham, Massachusetts, who spent more than 20 years working on ships sailing from Boston.

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Crispus Attucks Playground Weather

  • Sun
    Isolated Thunderstorms
    83°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Sunny
    78°F
  • Wed
    Sunny
    78°F
  • Thu
    Sunny
    81°F

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