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Martin Luther King, Jr. Virtual Birthhome Tour

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Martin lived in this house with his Father, Martin Luther King, Sr., he was also known as “Daddy King”; his Mother, Alberta Williams King, friends and neighbors called her “Mama King”, the family called her Mother Dear; his Grandmother, Jennie Celeste Williams; his Great Aunt Ida, Grandmother Williams’ sister; his Sister, Willie Christine, known as Christine; and his younger brother, Alfred Daniel, also known as A.D. 

Martin’s maternal grandparents, Adam Daniel and Jennie Williams, bought the house in 1909 when Alberta King was five years old. She grew up in this house and later spent the first years of her married life here.  It is a house of many memories.

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Front Porch
Illustration of floorplan Parlor Guest Bedroom Family Room and Study Dining Room Kitchen Laundry Christine's Room View from Front Porch View from Auburn Avenue Boy's Room Parent's Bedroom Second Floor Stairs Second Floor Hallway

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