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.
April 18, 2013
August 24, 2012
March 23, 2012
January 10, 2012
National Park Service Selects The 2011 Winners of its Annual Inspirational Peace Contest
Heritage Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall of Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church to Reopen
Long Term Park Ranger Retiring at Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site
Trust for Public Land Transfers Key Tract on MLK Block to National Park Service
Did You Know?
Mama King (Alberta) was playing the organ in 1974 when a young Black man named Marcus Wayne Chennault stood up and opened fire. He killed Mama King and a Deacon and wounded two other Deacons. He was sentenced to life in prison and died in 1988. No reason was ever given for why he killed Mrs. King.