Trip Ideas

Guide to African American Heritage

Explore African American culture and history through places, people and events across Georgia.

  • 11 Must-See Stops on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail in Georgia

    Follow the U.S. Civil Rights Trail to 11 sites in Georgia from Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthplace in Atlanta to a key meeting place on the coast.

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Monument Park

    This monument in Dublin, Georgia, preserves the historic moment Martin Luther King Jr. gave his first public speech.

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  • Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

    Visit the final resting place of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and wife Coretta in Atlanta.

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  • Freedom Singers in Albany

    Experience living history every second Saturday when the Freedom Singers perform at Old Mount Zion Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia.

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  • Historic Dorchester Academy & Museum

    Tour this African American historic site, founded as a school for freed slaves and later hosted MLK's planning meetings for the march on Birmingham.

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African American Heritage Trip Ideas & Inspiration