|Address:|| 800 W. Stadium Blvd. |
Columbia Missouri 65203
Battle Garden provides a place for community and cultural events to occur in a completely accessible site. The Martin Luther King, Jr. at Battle Garden is truly an environment designed to bring people together, whether for quiet meditation or active participation.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Restrooms (open April 15 – Oct. 15)
MKT Trail access
Drinking fountain at MKT Trail access
Parking: 80 reg, 6 handicap
This site-specific environmental sculpture resembling a small amphitheater was commissioned as a memorial to civil-rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The sculpture includes eight triangular columns of varying heights; each displays an excerpt from King’s writings. It was dedicated on August 28, 1993, thirty years to the day of King’s “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963. In 2006, repairs to correct water drainage problems at the site were completed and the sculpture was rededicated.