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Atlanta/Sweet Auburn

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Atlanta/Sweet Auburn

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King Historic District is a National Historic District within 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 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.

Get in

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


  • Birth home of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • King Memorial
  • Ebenezer Baptist Church
  • The King Center, 449 Auburn Avenue, NE, (404) 526-8900, [1]. 9-5. Living memorial of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy. His Nobel Prize and tomb are located here.


  • 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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