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Martin Luther King, Jr.

National Historical Park - Georgia

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park consists of several buildings in Atlanta, Georgia, including Martin Luther King Jr.'s boyhood home and the original Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where King was baptized and both his father Martin Luther King Sr. and he were pastors. These places are critical to the interpretation of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy as a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement.

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Statewide Bike Map of Georgia. Published by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT).

https://www.nps.gov/malu/index.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Luther_King_Jr._National_Historical_Park The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park consists of several buildings in Atlanta, Georgia, including Martin Luther King Jr.'s boyhood home and the original Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where King was baptized and both his father Martin Luther King Sr. and he were pastors. These places are critical to the interpretation of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and his legacy as a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement. A young boy grows up in a time of segregation…A dreamer is moved by destiny into leadership of the modern civil rights movement…This was Martin Luther King, Jr. Come hear his story, visit the home of his birth, and where he played as a child. Walk in his footsteps, and hear his voice in the church where he moved hearts and minds. Marvel at how he was an instrument for social change. The park is accessible via public transportation and by car. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Visitor Center The visitor center is the place to stop for a brief orientation to the historic site, registration for a tour of Dr. King’s Birth Home , a tour of the featured exhibits “Courage to Lead”, and “Children of Courage”, viewing a short film and the nearest restrooms. The park is accessible by car and public transportation. The Visitor Center at Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Visitor center and the "I Have a Dream" Internrational World Peace Rose The visitor center features an exhibit entitled "Courage To Lead". Birth Home of Martin Luther King, Jr. The Birth Home of Martin Luther King, Jr. The Birth Home of Martin Luther King, Jr. Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church The spiritual home of the King Family. Fire Station No. 6 Fire Station No. 6 The second Fire Station integrated in the City of Atlanta. The Tomb of Dr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Tomb of Dr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Tomb of Dr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr. rests on a brick island within a reflecting pool. Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through Acts of Service and Kindness In April 2018, to honor Dr. King’s legacy and his commitment to service, the National Park Service will participate in a year-long social media campaign to encourage community service and acts of kindness. statue of Martin Luther King, Jr. and blossoming cherry trees Martin Luther King, Jr.: From Youth to Leadership in Atlanta The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta preserves the birth home and surrounding community where Dr. King was raised, and to which he later returned in the height of his activism. Martin Luther King, Jr. is best known nationally and internationally for his leadership in the American Civil Rights Movement and his efforts to further ideals of peace and economic equality. The Historic District preserves the first environment that influenced his direction. The shotgun houses are a row of single story dwellings with porches and small front yards. March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom It was the largest gathering for civil rights of its time. An estimated 250,000 people attended the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963, arriving in Washington, D.C. by planes, trains, cars, and buses from all over the country. B&W photo of crowds on mall from lincoln memorial Resurrection City “It was in our wallowing together in the mud of Resurrection City that we were allowed to hear, to feel, and to see each other for the first time in our American experience.” -Rev. Jesse L. Jackson. National Park Service Commemoration of the 19th Amendment In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment the National Park Service has developed a number of special programs. This includes online content, exhibits, and special events. The National Park Service’s Cultural Resources Geographic Information Systems (CRGIS) announces the release of a story map that highlights some of these programs and provides information for the public to locate and participate. Opening slide of the 19th Amendment NPS Commemoration Story Map Regina P. Jones Underwood Brake Regina Jones-Brake's career with the National Park Service (NPS) began in 1976 with the bicentennial of the Declaration of Independence. Over the next 33 years, her love of American history compelled her to share untold stories as she advanced from park ranger to management assistant. Regina Jones-Underwood pictured outdoors in her NPS uniform. Judy Forte As a child growing up in the South during the 1950s and 1960s, Judy Forte’s life was heavily influenced by the US civil rights movement. She was only 11 years old when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. Four decades later she became the first African American woman superintendent at Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park—and she's not done yet. Close up of Judy Forte wearing her NPS ranger flat hat. The Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger Program Brings BSA Scouts and National Parks Together To connect more youth to their local communities, NPS created the Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger Program in partnership with the Boy Scouts of America, which welcomes boys, girls, and young adults to participate. Through this program, BSA Scouts and Cub Scouts can earn award certificates and may also receive a patch. Learn more in this article. William Kai, a Cub Scout, holds up his Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger Certificate Award

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