This Day in History Series
8:39 am
Thu October 11, 2012

This Day in History: MLK, Jr. National Historic Site and Preservation District Created

Yesterday was October 10, and if we were to turn Atlanta's clock back 32 years to this date in 1980, we'd find the federal government establishing the Martin Luther King, Jr National Historic Site and Preservation District. 

Ten years earlier, Dr. King's tomb had been placed next to Ebenezer Baptist Church on Auburn Avenue.  

Here, WABE's Steve Goss talks to Georgia State University associate professor of history, Dr. Clifford Kuhn.

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