Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site


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Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

Address:450 Auburn Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

Phone:404-331-5190
Fax:404-730-3112
Web: www.nps.gov/malu/
Size: 39 acres.
Established: Established on October 10, 1980.
Location:On Auburn Ave. in Atlanta, Georgia. Accessible via I-75/85 at Exit 248C (Freedom Parkway/Carter Center).
Facilities:Visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Guided and self-guided tours.
Special Features:The birthplace, church, and grave of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights leader, are parts of this park. The neighborhood also includes the Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc. The surrounding 68-acre preservation district includes Sweet Auburn, the economic and cultural center of Atlanta's African-American community during most of the 20th century.

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