U.S. National Parks Free for Martin Luther King Day Weekend

More than a hundred national parks and historical sites across the United States will waive admissions fees from Friday through Monday, January 13-16, to commemorate Martin Luther King Day.

“Dr. King’s story and those of so many others whose efforts changed our country are preserved in the national parks, places where history happened,” U.S. National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis said in a statement.

Visitors can retrace King’s footsteps at the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Historic Site in Georgia, the Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail in Alabama, or the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., as well as other sites that have direct ties to King or the civil rights movement.

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