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The historic bell at St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site tolled 39 times at 7:01 PM on Wednesday evening April 4, part of a nationwide commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King., Jr. The civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner was 39-years-old when he was shot and killed at a hotel in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4, 1968.
Video courtesy of NPS Volunteer Stefano Guida

Last updated: April 6, 2018

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