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Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

The Memorial honors Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy and the civil rights movement. It features the Stone of Hope, a granite statue of Martin Luther King Jr, carved by sculptor Lei Yixin. Located next to the National Mall, the Memorial grounds cover four acres.

"The King Memorial is intended to be personally transformative for visitors, building a sense of commitment to the promise of positive change and active citizenship. Drawing from Dr. King's own rich metaphorical language, the themes of "the Man, the Movement and the Message" are intertwined into a larger experience of place." (National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. 2011)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Map