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Coordinates: 33°45′21″N 84°22′25″W 33.755833000000003, -84.373604999999998

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site

  • Location & Contact Information
    • Address: 450 Auburn Avenue NE Atlanta GA USA 30312-1525
    • Telephone Number: +1-404-331-5190
    • Official Website: [1]
  • Overview

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site established on October 10, 1980, consists of several buildings surrounding Martin Luther King, Jr.s boyhood home on Auburn Avenue in the Sweet Auburn district of url= |title=King, Martin Luther, Jr., Historic District |accessdate=2008-06-21|work=National Historic Landmark summary listing |publisher=National Park Service}} The site became a National historical park|national historic site on October 10, 1980 and is administered by the National Park Service (NPS) . In total, the buildings included in the site make up 35 acres (0.14km²). The visitor center contains a museum that chronicles the American Civil Rights Movement which follows the parallel paths of Mohandas K. Gandhi . Also of interest is the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame which gives recognition to those courageous pioneers who sacrificed and struggled to make equality a reality for all.Annual events surrounding Presidents of the United States , national and local politicians, and civil rights leaders. Remembrances are also held during Black History Month (February), and the anniversary of Kings April 4, 1968, assassination. [1]



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