Atlanta's King historic site to reopen with help from Delta

A national landmark honoring slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is closed due to the partial government shutdown, but will reopen in time for the King holiday with some corporate help

Delta Air Lines announced Friday that the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park in Atlanta will reopen Saturday, in time for Monday's Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The park includes the original Ebenezer Baptist Church where King preached; King's birth home; and a visitor center.

Delta says the grant and revenue from National Park Service recreation fees will cover aspects of reopening the park such as cleanup, administration, and maintenance.


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