• Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and  the Civil Rights Movement

    Martin Luther King Jr

    National Historic Site Georgia

Virtual Tour

Dr. King's childhood neighborhood.

Dr. King's childhood neighborhood.

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Click here to view a virtual tour of Dr. King's Birth Home.

Did You Know?

Reverends Martin Luther King, Sr. and Jr.

Daddy King was named Michael Luther King by his mother. His first son was Michael Luther King, Jr. When the son was five, Daddy King changed his name to Martin Luther King and the son became Martin Luther King, Jr. when both were baptized in 1934