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Freetown Village Living History Museum depicts the lives and lifestyles of free African Americans in the year 1870. It is a symbolic community representing many of the predominantly African American settlements scattered throughout Indiana during the post-Civil War years. Their store features handmade crafts, period toys and games, and variety of hard to find books about African-American history. The evening dinner menu consists of stewed chicken and dumplings, sweet potato pones, smothered cabbage, black-eyed pea soup, white cornmeal hoecakes, and deep dish apple pie.

Location: P. O. Box 1041, Indianapolis Indiana 46206 Telephone 317-631-1870 Fax 317-631-0224

Other History nearby:
(Fishers) Conner Prairie
(Indianapolis) Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art
(Indianapolis) Freetown Village Living History Museum
(Crawfordsville) Henry S. Lane Historic Home
(Indianapolis) Home of James Whitcomb Riley
(Indianapolis) Hooks American Drug Store

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