Georgia Magazine - March 2018 - 9
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states, the new U.S. Civil Rights
Trail brings together some of
the most significant locations of the
American civil rights movement of
the 20th century.
Georgia is home to 11 of the destinations, including the Albany Civil
Rights Museum and the Dorchester
Academy Boys' Dormitory in Midway. Multiple locations in metro
Atlanta commemorate and recognize
the contributions of civil rights leaders such as Martin Luther King Jr. and
former President Jimmy Carter. The
Center for Civil and Human Rights,
The King Center and the APEX
Museum are among the must-see
"Georgia has been central to the
civil rights movement, and we are indeed fortunate to have so many significant sites here," says Emily Murray
with the Georgia Department of Economic Development. "The U.S. Civil
Rights Trail provides visitors with a
deep and intimate connection to this
very important part of our history
The website, civilrightstrail.com,
includes an interactive map, interviews, photographs, video clips and
To learn more about the Georgia sites on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail,
-Pamela A. Keene
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