Exploring the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial
The Martin Luther King Jr. memorial was dedicated on Oct. 16, 2011. See full coverage.
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About the sculpture
Size comparison to notable icons on the Mall
The site of the memorial
The sculpture stands on a four-acre plot on the northwest corner of the Tidal Basin, across from the Thomas Jefferson Memorial and next to the Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial. It creates a visual “line of leadership” from the Lincoln Memorial to the Jefferson Memorial.
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