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Martin Luther King National Historic Site
The upcoming three-day Martin Luther King, Jr., Day weekend offers a chance to not just celebrate the life of one of the country's foremost civil rights advocates but also an opportunity to reflect on the equality we enjoy in the United States.
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta’s historic Sweet Auburn neighborhood attracts people from all over America and the world. Here are some things every visitor should know.
In association with the national holiday celebration honoring civil rights martyr Martin Luther King, Jr., several commemorative events will be held at the national park in Atlanta that bears his name.
The establishment of Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site on October 10, 1980, did more than just preserve the martyred civil rights leader’s birth home and church. It provided further impetus for the preservation of historic Sweet Auburn, one of the most important black neighborhoods in America.