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September 29, 2017
Visitor_Center_Closure
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site will temporarily close the Park’s Visitor Center located at 450 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312. The closure will start on Monday, October 2, 2017 and the Visitor Center will reopen on Monday, October 16, 2017. During the closure important facility maintenance work will take place, including cleaning the building’s HVAC system, removing and reinstalling wall panels and repairing and resealing the ceiling and floor. This work is critical to the maintenance and preservation of the building.

September 28, 2017
Legacy_Campout_2017
From Friday, September 29, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017 the Martin Luther King, Jr. NHS, in partnership with the Greening Youth Foundation (GYF) will host the 6th annual Legacy Campout this year in honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. assassination, on April 4, 2017.

April 03, 2017
King Remembrance Day
Atlanta’s Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site will host the annual “King Remembrance Day” observance, honoring the life and legacy of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on the 49th anniversary of his death.

March 07, 2017
Birth Home Temporary Closure
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site will temporarily close the childhood home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. beginning March 8, 2017. The home is expected to reopen March 27, 2017, pending the outcome of a comprehensive condition assessment of the site’s structure, envelope and building systems. Tours of the Birth Home will be suspended during this time.

January 10, 2017
King Week 2017
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site Plans Special Programs to Commemorate 88th Birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and 31st Anniversary of the National King Holiday

January 10, 2017
Birth Home Reopens Its First Floor
The National Park Service has repaired the first floor of the home and it will re-open to the visiting public on the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday, January 16, 2017.

December 01, 2016
Birth Home Partial Re-opening
The National Park Service has subsequently completed a repair plan and anticipates re-opening the first floor of the home in time for the annual events surrounding the January 16, 2017, federal holiday designated to celebrate the life and legacy of the late Civil Rights leader.

May 31, 2016
Preservation_Campaign
In honor of the National Park Service’s Centennial, the 2016 Partners in Preservation: National Parks campaign will award $2 million in grants to historic sites in need of preservation within national parks units, as decided by popular vote. The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site hopes to be one of the winners of the campaign.

May 12, 2016
24th_Annual_World_Peace_Rose_Garden_Program
The National Park Service and its partner the International World Peace Rose Gardens organization will host the public event Thursday, May 12 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

March 31, 2016
Remembrance_Week_2016
The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and Ebenezer Baptist Church will commemorate the annual observance of King Remembrance Week which honors the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. April 4-8, 2016.

August 20, 2015
2015_Legacy_Campout:Road_to_the_Centennial
On Friday, September 25, 2015 at 6 pm, the celebration will kick off with the 2-day Legacy Campout.

May 12, 2015
23rd_Annual_Rose_Garden_Program
The Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, in partnership with the International World Peace Rose Gardens (IWPRG) organization, will host its 23rd annual “I Have A Dream” World Peace Rose Garden Program

April 07, 2015
April 9th Commemoration 2015
On April 9, 2015, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site will commemorate two nationally importation events, the surrender of General Lee to General Grant at Appomattox, Va., and burial of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

April 03, 2015
Events for Annual King Remembrance Week
The park will honor the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during King Remembrance Week, April 4 to 9, 2015. Special programs, tours of the Birth Home, and a wreath laying ceremony will be held in the park. All events free of charge and open to the public.

January 14, 2015
King_Holiday_Observance_Celebration_2015
ATLANTA, GA - The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site commemorates the 30th observance of the Federal Holiday that honors the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with several special activities and events in collaboration with The King Center, Ebenezer Baptist Church and other community-based organizations.

November 26, 2014
Dr. King Nobel Peace Prize 2015
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., receiving the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize, with the opening of an exhibition entitled, 1964 Martin Luther King, Jr., "A Global Citizen".

September 18, 2014
Martin_Luther_King_Jr_National_Historic_Site_4th_Annual_Legacy_Camp_Out
The Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site and its partnering organizations the Greening Youth Foundation, the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and REI, will jointly host the 4th annual Legacy Campout on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. until Saturday, September 20, 2014 to 10:00 a.m. This event will be held on the grounds of the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site in the Visitor Center parking lot located at 450 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30312. The Legacy Campout is a free event that offers a unique forum for local youth to have an opportunity to become exposed to outdoor recreation and its links to a healthy lifestyle.

May 07, 2014
22th_Annual_International_World_Peace_Rose_Garden Celebration
On Thursday, May 8, 2014 at 12:30 p.m., the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, in partnership with the International World Peace Rose Gardens (IWPRG), will host its 22nd annual "I Have A Dream" World Peace Rose Garden Program. This is a free event and open to park visitors and general public.

April 03, 2014
Martin_Luther_King,_Jr._National_Historic_Site_Remembrance_Week_2014
Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site Remembrance Week 2014 will commemorate the annual observance of King Remembrance Week which honors the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. April 4-9, 2014 with a special Wreath-Laying Ceremony April 4, 2014 to commence the Park's week long series of public activities.

January 10, 2014
King_Holiday_Observance_Celebration_2014
The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site commemorates the 28th observance of the Federal Holiday that honors the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with several special activities and events in collaboration with The King Center, Inc. and other community-based organizations.

April 18, 2013
21st_Annual_Rose_Garden_Program
On Thursday, May 09, 2013 at 1:00 p.m., the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, in partnership with the International World Peace Rose Gardens (IWPRG) organization, will host its 21st annual “I Have A Dream” World Peace Rose Garden Program.

August 24, 2012
Dreamkeeper_Program
There has been a schedule change in „Dreamkeeper” program for Tuesday, August 28th. Ambassador Andrew Young has been added to the program, and will help discuss the film “Walking with Guns” following the screening. „T.I‟ Harris has cancelled his participation in the program, due to business scheduling changes beyond his control. Hip-Hop artist “Mike Bigga,” who records on T.I.‟s label, will replace T.I. and join Ambassador Young in the discussion following the film.

July 24, 2012
Commercial Strategy Meeting
The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site is hosting a public meeting Tuesday, July 24, 2013 at 6:00pm to gather input on a proposed strategy for Commercial Services operation within the national historic site district.

March 23, 2012
King_Remembrance_2012
The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and Ebenezer Baptist Church will commemorate the annual observance of King Remembrance Week which honors the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. April 4-9, 2012 with a special Wreath-Laying Ceremony April 4, 2012 to commence the Park’s week long series of public activities.

January 10, 2012
King_Holiday_Celebration_2012
A 26th observance of the Federal Holiday that honors the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special program titled, “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: Remembering His Legacy.”

2011

Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta and Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site Host Strong4Life Atlanta


Hundreds of Volunteers Expected in Atlanta for National Public Lands Day, September 24

Bronze Scale Model of The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Now on Exhibit at the Martin Luther King, Jr. NHS in Atlanta, GA

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

Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church is closed for Phase II Restoration and will re-open in 2011

2010

National Park Service Commemorates the 82nd Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Excitement grows as the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site prepares to welcome guests at its 30th Anniversary

Atlanta Youth, City Officials Celebrate 17th Annual National Public Lands Day at MLK Jr. Historic Site

Martin Luther King, Jr Historic Site Celebrates The Jewish Community's Involvement in the Civil Rights Movement

Martin Luther King, Jr. Rose Garden Inspires Atlanta-area and International Schoolchildren Towards Peace

"Visa For Life: Diplomats Who Rescued Jews" exhibition opens at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site

Environmental Essay Contest

Long Term Park Ranger Retiring at Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site announces Remembrance Birth Home Open House

The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and the Atlanta Film Festival honors Black History Month with the Film Screening of Pip & Zastsrow: An Amerrican Friendship, exhibition Bobby, Martin & John: Once Upon An American Dream and Birth Home Open House

'Bobby, Martin & John: Once Upon an American Dream' Exhibit Opens at Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic SiteMartin Luther King, Jr.

National Historic Site Begin its 30th Anniversary Year with King Holiday Events


2009

Trust for Public Land Transfers Key Tract on MLK Block to National Park Service

Greening Youth Foundation and MLK Historic Site Join Forces to Create Future EnvironmentalistsVolunteer Project at M.L. King Site Marks National Public Lands Day

Restored Stained Glass Window of Martin Luther King, Sr. Installed at Ebenezer Baptist Church

International Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Exhibition

6th Annual Induction of Honorees for the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame

2008

M. L. King Historic Site Marks 40th Anniversary of Dr. King's Assassination "From Memphis to Atlanta: The Drum Major Returns Home" Opens April 4, 2008

Annual Rose Garden Program

2006

GPS Ranger

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