Park Closure for Thanksgiving Holiday
The park will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. On Friday November 29, 2013, the park will re-open at its regularly scheduled time, 9:00am -5:00pm. We wish you a safe and enjoyable Holiday and we are looking forward to your visit.
Gary Tarleton, NPS, HFC
Public Law 96-428 established Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is 1980. The mandate within the scope of the established legislation assures that the National Historic Site has an involvement with historic leasing, by charging the NPS with the acquisition of historic structures within the residential setting associated with Dr. King's early life.
How to apply
Rental/Lease Applications are available in the Park Headquarters Leasing Office, located at 450 Auburn Avenue, NE on the 2nd floor, Monday through Thursday 9-4 or, can be downloaded by clicking here.
Completed applications and supporting documentation must be submitted to the Real Property Leasing Specialist in person or via mail. Documents can be mailed to the National Park Service, Martin Luther King Jr., NHS, Attention Real Property Leasing Specialist, 450 Auburn Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA 30312.
All Historic properties will be leased in the order of receipt and approval of application and submission of deposit.
Did You Know?
On April 3, 1963, civil rights forces led by Dr. King launched a drive against discrimination in Birmingham, AL. The city's police force, led by Commissioner Eugene "Bull" Connor, used high-powered water hoses and dogs against demonstrators. The brutality of the repression aroused public opinion.