First African Baptist Church

Magnolia Midlands

First African Baptist Church

First African Baptist Church

405 Telfair Street
Dublin, GA 31021


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his first public speech at the age of 14 at 1st African Baptist Church as part of an essay contest sponsored by the Black Elks Clubs on April 17, 1944. Dr. King addressed the public in his speech entitled, "The Negro and the Constitution." 

  • Info & Amenities
  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    General Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking off Site, Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Near Interstate Highway


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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