M.L.K. Motel

Lorraine exterior

The Lorraine Motel now houses the National Civil Rights Museum.

Lorraine street view

The pink building directly above the white car in the center of the picture is the rooming house from which the bullets came that killed Martin Luther King. (Click on the picture for a bigger copy of the image, along with a little more explanation.)

Lorraine sign


Ken and Alex at Lorraine

For a bigger picture of the whole motel front, click the picture above.

MLK wreath (distant)

The spot where Dr. King was assassinated is marked with the white wreath. The cars parked in front are for historical authenticity.

THE balcony

For a bigger copy of this (if you want to read the words), click the picture.


There always has to be a protest.

Memphis: Graceland . . . Lorraine Motel . . . Stax Records . . . Sun Records . . . Highway 61

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