Dexter Parsonage Museum, Martin Luther King, Junior, Montgomery, Alabama

The Bombing Of Martin Luther King, Junior’s Family Home In Montgomery, Alabama

On 9:15PM on January 30th, 1956, Martin Luther King, Junior’s family home on 309 South Jackson Street in Montgomery, Alabama was bombed by a white supremacist. Days before the bombing, Martin Lither King, Junior, got a call demanding that he and his family leave Montgomery, Alabama. Since King and his gmail refused to leave, the white supremacist bombed the house,m. Fortunately, no one was injured by the bombing.

After the bombing, the King family had floodlights installed after the home that they lived in from 1954 to 1960.

Presently, the house serves as the Dexter Parsonage Museum, which goes over the history of the twelve pastors who lived at the home from 1920 to 1992.

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