National Civil Rights Museum: Martin Luther King assassination memorial at former Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee
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Civil Rights Museum: MLK assassination memorial


Memphis, Tennessee — National Civil Rights museum memorial of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968 at the Lorraine Motel, where the museum is now located.

Dr. King had just stepped out of Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel on his way to dinner at the home of Rev. Samuel “Billy” Kyles.

The white bricks mark the path of the fatal bullet, which is said to have been fired by James Earl Ray from the window of a rooming house to the west.

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· Latitude: 35.134634
· Longitude: -90.05777

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