Georgia monuments closed by government shutdown

Posted at 1:17 AM, Jan 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-21 21:15:18-05

(WTXL) - As the shutdown continues, frustration for many mounts.

This weekend, Martin Luther King Jr.'s childhood home, the historic ebenezer Baptist Church and the Visitor Center at the MLK National Historic Site in Atlanta were closed.

Visitors were not happy that politics shuttered the monuments.

Freedom Hall, which is privately owned, remained open for visitors. But employees say attendance was down dramatically.

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