The balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee is where Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed by an assassins bullet on April 4, 1968.  The boarding house across the street is where James Earl Ray was allegedly to have fired the fatal shots. Police say the shots were fired from the open second floor bathroom window.  The Lorraine Motel at 450 Mulberry Street is part of The National Civil Rights Museum which is a privately owned complex of museums and historic buildings.
The balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee is where Martin Luther King, Jr. was killed by an assassins bullet on April 4, 1968. The boarding house across the street is where James Earl Ray was allegedly to have fired the fatal shots. Police say the shots were fired from the open second floor bathroom window. The Lorraine Motel at 450 Mulberry Street is part of The National Civil Rights Museum which is a privately owned complex of museums and historic buildings.