Due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions, the park and all its facilities will open at 10:00am today, February 14, 2014.
Youth Conservation Corps
Linda Byers, Park Ranger, NPS
The Martin Luther King Jr., National Historic Site, a unit of the National Park Service, will be accepting applications for its Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program May13 - May 24, 2013. The YCC is a summer employment program for young men and women ages 15 -18. Six youth will be randomly selected to participate in the work-earn-learn program at a pay rate of $7.75 per hour. Applicants must be US citizens and must be 15 years old by June 1, 2013, not over 19 years old by July 25, 2013. All program participants must obtain a valid work permit.
Applications and valid work permits should be submitted to:
Martin Luther King Jr., NHS
450 Auburn Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Attn: YCC 2013 Program
Should you have questions please contact Facility Manager Andrew Callens at 404-331-9878.
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.