Today, America remembers the great Martin Luther King, Jr. On April 4th, 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was fatally shot in Memphis, Tennessee. His legacy of tireless work towards equality and justice continues today.
One of the most popular and powerful memorials in Washington, D.C. is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, located in West Potomac Park next to the National Mall. Did you know that you can read all of King's quotes that adorn the memorial online? You can read all of the quotes included on the memorial here.
If you are thinking of taking a school group to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, be sure to read our licensed tour guide's inside look at visiting the memorial in our SCHOOL TRIP SPOTLIGHT: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.