Charlotte, North Carolina: Unloved MLK StatueThe statue was sculpted in the 1980s by an 80-year-old woman who claimed to have designed the Roosevelt head on the dime. It's so unloved that there was once a public outcry to replace its head (which failed).
- E. 3rd St., Charlotte, NC
- I-277 exit 1E onto either College Ave. or Davidson St.. Drive north two blocks and then turn right onto E. 3rd St. Drive east only a little way and you'll see Marshall Park on the right. The statue is easily visible from the street, on the right, about three-quarters of the way between Davidson and McDowell Sts.
Visitor Tips and News About Unloved MLK Statue
This park is where the bombing scene takes place in the 2011 TV series "Homeland."[Steve, 03/07/2012]