PHOTOS: Historic Coretta Scott Home Where She Wed MLK Appears Forgotten

A little-known but important piece of American history stands vacant on a two-lane highway in Perry County.

It’s the house where Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott were married in 1953.

There‚Äôs no sign or historical marker on the property. The home is in disrepair and isn’t open to visitors.

Yet a preservationist says it should be remembered as part of the legacy of a great American family.

The place outside Marion was home to Coretta Scott before she went to school in Boston and met King. Tax records show it remains in the King family and not much has ever been done with it.

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