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'''King Historic District''' is a National Historic District within [http://www.sweetauburn.com/ Sweet Auburn] in [[Atlanta]]. This  area served as the thriving center of black enterprise in Atlanta from the 1890s through the 1940s and is the birthplace of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and [http://www.nps.gov/malu/ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.] Visitors can explore his birth home, the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the King Center, where Dr. King's Nobel Prize is on exhibit. The crypt and gravesite of Dr. King and his wife, Coretta Scott King, are also located at the King Center.
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'''Sweet Auburn''' [http://www.sweetauburn.com/] is a district in [[Atlanta]]. This  area served as the thriving center of black enterprise in Atlanta from the 1890s through the 1940s and is the birthplace of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr..  
  
 
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==Get in==

Revision as of 22:58, 29 July 2009

Sweet Auburn [1] is a district in Atlanta. This area served as the thriving center of black enterprise in Atlanta from the 1890s through the 1940s and is the birthplace of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr..

Get in

MARTA East-West Line makes a stop at King Memorial Station (E2).

See

  • The King Center and Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, 449 Auburn Ave, NE, +1 404 526-8900, [2]. The memorial of Martin Luther King Jr. Which was established in 1968. The place shows Martin Luther King, Jr's nonviolent Social Change works. The historic site features a museum and preserves the neighborhood that includes Dr. King's birth home and Ebenezer Baptist Church. His Nobel Prize and tomb are also located here.


Do

  • Learn more about the life and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and civil rights history at the King Center.
  • Visit his memorial and pay respect
  • Attend a service at Ebenezer Baptist Church

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