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

Freedom Park

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
1. Freedom Park Marker
Inscription.
Freedom Park celebrates the lives and work of two renowned Georgians and Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., and President Jimmy Carter.

Beginning at the far end of the parking lot, a gentle paved trail extends through Freedom Park, which links the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site with the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum. Walk the 1.5 mile trail and spend some time looking at the museum exhibits about the nation's 39 President and the ongoing work of the Carter Center.

Carter-King Peace Walk
Exhibits along the trail in Freedom Park interpret the efforts and accomplishments of Dr.King and President Carter.

Scenic Grounds
The Japanese Garden at the Carter Center includes golden raintree, camellias, and azaleas. The Rose Garden is home to 400 plants and 80 varieties.

Carter Center
Tour the grounds and gardens of the nonprofit peace and human rights organization established by Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter.

Carter Museum

Tour extensive museum exhibits about Jimmy Carter's life and presidency and important events in the 20th century and see a replica of the Oval Office.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Martin Luther King, Jr. marker series.
 
Location.
Freedom Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 7, 2014
2. Freedom Park Marker
33° 45.473′ N, 84° 22.395′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Irwin Street NE. 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. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Ebenezer Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Ebenezer Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Eternal Flame (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Fire Station No. 6 (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.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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