The 2016 FBLA National Leadership Conference is taking place in Atlanta, Georgia. If you are attending NLC this summer, there are many great places to visit in Atlanta. One of the most popular sites to visit is the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site. This national park is a tribute to the great Martin Luther King Jr. and to the great social work he has done. Here is some information about the park and how you and your FBLA chapter can visit this historic site during your trip to NLC!
What is the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site?
The MLK National Historic Site is part of the National Park Service. This park is dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. and his extraordinary life. The exhibits in the park reflect on different parts of King’s life and work.
What can you do at this park?
There are many exhibits and sections of the park that you can visit. You can stop by the house Martin Luther King Jr. was born in. You can also check out the Behold monument given by MLK’s wife. This monument is a spectacle to see and it represents many of the values and ideals that MLK had. Finally, you could pay your respects to MLK at the King Center. The King Center is the final resting place of Martin Luther King Jr.
Where can I find the MLK National Historic Site?
The address to the park is 450 Auburn Avenue, NE Atlanta, GA 30331. The park is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the week. Be sure to ask your adviser to help plan this trip.
The MLK National Historic Site is a great place to visit during your trip to NLC. This national park is a tribute to one of our nation’s most influential individuals. So between your competitions, workshops, and events, plan a trip with your FBLA adviser to visit this amazing site!