Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, Washington, D.C.

photo by: Carol Highsmith

The Legacy of MLK

Explore places that shaped Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and legacy.

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    Old places shape the story of who we are, where we come from, and where we’re going.

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    Historic places tell America’s full story. They inspire us and help us imagine what comes next.

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“The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased; and not impaired in value. ”

— President Theodore Roosevelt