Beckwith Memorial Park2302 E. 30th Street(317) 327-7461
DirectionsDownload a park map
Contact InformationPark ManagerSheryl Richardson
HoursDawn to dusk
Formerly named Salem Village Park, Beckwith Memorial was dedicated in 1970 on behalf of Indianapolis native Frank R. Beckwith, who had been the first African-American in the country to run for President in a Presidential primary, in 1960 against Richard M. Nixon. Beckwith was an attorney and civil rights advocate as well.
AmenitiesPlayground (ADA compliant)Football FieldBasketball Court (2)
Beckwith Park is one of several named for influential African-Americans who have contributed to the betterment of Indianapolis and of American society as a whole.