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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Top Sees for Free Learn about the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement leader at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. Find out about the Nobel Peace Prize winner's childhood and take a tour of buildings including King's boyhood home and the Baptist Church where he was baptised and preached.
Atlanta features alluring spring azaleas and dogwood trees, which will provide an elegant backdrop to venues such as the nearby historical Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and the new Center for Civil and Human Rights--both within walking distance of the Hyatt Regency--as well as other popular sites.
Center for Nonviolent Social Change, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, the King birth home and burial site.
two days of tourism at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Underground Atlanta.
Archer, mayor of Detroit, during an event at Ebenezer Baptist Church Horizon Sanctuary, part of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. The site also includes King's gravesite and childhood home and the original Ebenezer Baptist Church where he preached.

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