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Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site



Created: 2017/09/10 11:40 PM         Last Updated: 2017/12/10 11:40 PM


Attraction Details Attraction Name:Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site

Attraction Type: Historical Site

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Admission and parking are FREE



Details:
Just past noon on January 15, 1929,

a son was born to the Reverend and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Sr., in an upstairs bedroom of 501 Auburn Avenue, in Atlanta, Georgia.  It was in these surroundings of home, church (Ebenezer Baptist Church), and neighborhood (Sweet Auburn) that "M.L." experienced family and Christian love, segregation in the days of "Jim Crow" laws, diligence and tolerance.

Birth Home

The Birth Home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., may be visited only with a park ranger led tour. The tours are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Register for the tour at the National Park Service Visitor Center in person upon arrival to the park. The tour is strictly limited to 15 people per tour! They fill up fast on weekends and holidays.

 




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Phone Number:(404) 331 5190

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Contact Info:
Superintendent 450 Auburn Avenue, NE Atlanta GA USA

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Latitude:33.7558350

Longitude:-84.3736050

Directions to Activity:

Directions by Car:
From Interstate 75/85 North or South take exit #248C Freedom Parkway.  Southbound travelers must merge over 4 lanes, in order to make the turn onto Boulevard.  At the traffic light, turn right onto Boulevard NE, and make another immediate right turn, at the next traffic light, onto John Wesley Dobbs Avenue. The visitor parking lot will be on the left.  Bus parking is located on either side of John Wesley Dobbs Avenue.

From Interstate 20 East or West, exit at Interstate 75/85 North take exit #248C Freedom Parkway.  At the traffic light, turn right onto Boulevard NE, and make another immediate right turn, at the next traffic light, onto John Wesley Dobbs Avenue. The visitor parking lot will be on the left.  Bus parking is located on either side of John Wesley Dobbs Avenue.






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