Vibrant Historic African American Business, Entertainment and Residential Neighborhoods
Historic Black Colleges, Public Schools and Churches
Discover the vibrant and diverse communities in Little Rock and their quest for civil rights, from the early 1800s to the present. Visit 35+ sites which help tell the story of the struggle for ethnic and racial equality in Arkansas. View historic images of buildings and the people who lived, worked and entertained in these neighborhoods.
The tour takes you from Historic West Ninth Street through residential neighborhoods to Central High School and other schools, churches, cemeteries, parks, museums.
The tour begins at Broadway and West Ninth Street, but you may start at any location on the tour. Look for the numbered decals on the sidewalk that correspond with the sites on the app.
The project is funded in part by the Arkansas Humanities Council and Department of Arkansas Heritage.