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Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 8, 2012
1. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site Marker
Inscription.

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[Photo 1 caption reads]
King and daughter Bernice

The community in which I was born was quite ordinary in terms of social status. No one...had attained any great wealth....It was a wholesome community....most of our neighbors were deeply religious.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[Photo 2 caption reads]
King with children Martin III and Yolanda
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. marker series.
 
Location. 33° 45.453′ N, 84° 22.395′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Irwin Street NE west of Boulevard NE, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Freedom Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Ebenezer Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Ebenezer Baptist Church
Photo 1 on Martin Luther King, Jr. NHS Marker image. Click for full size.
By Flip Schulke/CORBIS, unknown
2. Photo 1 on Martin Luther King, Jr. NHS Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Eternal Flame (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Fire Station No. 6 (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Fire Station No. 6 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shotgun Houses (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Home (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Also see . . .  Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site. (Submitted on April 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil Rights
 
Photo 2 on Martin Luther King, Jr. NHS Marker image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, undated
3. Photo 2 on Martin Luther King, Jr. NHS Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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