Designed in the Neo-classical style, the Arkansas State Capitol
building was built over a century ago as a replica of the US Capitol and has been used in many movies as a stand in. The Arkansas State Capitol building features Arkansas granite and six bronze doors and three chandeliers crafted by Tiffany's of New York. The dome has a 24-karat gold plated cupola. Located on the north lawn are nine bronze statues of the nine Little Rock students who attended Central High School during the 1957 Central High School
crisis. It is the only civil rights memorial located on the capitol grounds in a southern state. The Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial is also located on the Capitol grounds.
Arkansas Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Located on the southeast corner of the capitol grounds, a lasting tribute to the over 60,000 Arkansans who served; and over 600 sons of this State who lost their lives; and the 22 men still listed as missing in action as a result of the war.
"Testaments" - Statue of the Little Rock Nine
"Testaments", the Civil Rights Memorial sculpture of the Little Rock Nine, African American students that courageously integrated Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Situated on the north side of the Arkansas State Capitol building
, it faces the Governor's office window. It is the only Civil Rights Memorial located on any State Capitol grounds in the south.
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