History

Little Rock offers a remarkable variety of museums, cultural attractions and other Arkansas historical sites. Visit Little Rock landmarks such as the Clinton Presidential Library, Little Rock Central High School – known nationally for the school’s civil rights battle in 1957 – and three state capitol buildings still in operation including the oldest state capitol west of the Mississippi River. The city is also rich in military history and historic grandeur.

Little Rock Landmarks in the News

C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their "2012 LCV Cities Tour" in Little Rock, Arkansas, on March 5-8 to feature the history and literary life of the community. 

Find a list of historic Little Rock, Arkansas historical sites below.

Historic Attractions

William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park

William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park

1200 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock / 501-374-4242
Web Address: www.clintonpresidentialcenter.org
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Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site

Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site

2120 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive, Little Rock / 501-396-3000
Web Address: www.nps.gov/chsc
In 1957 LR Central High School became a crucial battleground in the struggle for civil rights. See More Here
Old State House Museum

Old State House Museum

300 W. Markham, Little Rock / 501-324-9685
Web Address: www.oldstatehouse.com
The historic Old State House opened in 1836, serving as Arkansas's first state capitol building until 1911. See More Here
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