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Ransom Place Historic District

Location: 830 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street, Indianapolis. (Marion County, Indiana)

Erected 1993 Indiana Historical Bureau and the Ransom-Cox and Brabham-Douglas families

ID# : 49.1993.1

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Area includes subdivisions platted 1865 and 1871; most intact neighborhood associated with city's African-American population. Numerous prominent citizens lived in area, including attorney and civic leader Freeman B. Ransom (1882-1947). Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1992.

Keywords

Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns, African American