• Dave Harmon, PW editor

After looking after it for 30 years, USNPS finally acquires MLK birth home; immediately added to NHP

After 30 years of tending to the upkeep of the Auburn Avenue home that Martin Luther King Jr. was born in, National Park Service finally has the deed. 

In late November, King Center for Nonviolent Social Change Inc., negotiated a sale of the property, which has been controlled by the King family for a better part of a century.

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