Due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions, the park and all its facilities will open at 10:00am today, February 14, 2014.
The Traveling Trunk Exhibit provides students with hands-on information about the life of Dr. King and the "Sweet Auburn" Community. This portable exhibit contains photos with captions of historic buildings, background information on the area, videos, speeches made by Dr. King, reading materials and workbooks with classroom exercises.
This exhibit is available for a two week loan. The school is responsible for the cost of returning the exhibit. For more information contact our education coordinator at:
National Park Service
Did You Know?
August 28, 1963. The largest protest demonstration in U.S. history occurred at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., where 250,000 blacks and whites gathered to lobby for passage of sweeping civil rights measures by Congress. Dr. King thrilled the crowd with his "I Have A Dream" oration.