Old State House Museum
Set in the oldest surviving state capitol west of the Mississippi River, the Old State House Museum has been designated a National Landmark. This magnificent Greek Revival structure houses a multimedia museum of Arkansas history, with a special emphasis on women's history, political history, and historical programming for school children. The Little Rock museum also boasts nationally recognized collections of Civil War battle flags, the inaugural gowns of governors' wives, Arkansas art pottery, and African-American quilts.
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Have you seen the epic movie...
Have you seen the epic movie Gone With the Wind? Well, we are part of the opening scenes - Here is the Old Mill located in North Little Rock. Although not an actual working grist mill, it is a beautiful spot in the springtime.
Visit Little Rock's Central...
Visit Little Rock's Central High School at 1500 S. Park St. Recently voted by Congress to the National Registry, this beautiful and historic landmark was the site of the 1957 intergration conflict wherein then Gov. Orval Faubas called out the national guard to oversee the entrance of black students to a then all white high school. Central High, where I was once a student, I am now a teacher.
Central High School Museum, located just across the street, chronicles the history of the school.
Villa Marre - If you happen to...
Villa Marre - If you happen to be in Little Rock, be sure and drive through the Quapaw Quarter, the old historic part of the city. Many of the turn-of-the-century homes have been restored, such as this one, Villa Marre. If it looks famaliar to you, it's because it served as the setting on the sitcom hit 'Designing Women'.
River Market Entertainment...
River Market Entertainment District - food vendors offering everything from pasta to barbecue and international coffees; a farmer's market brings fresh produce to the city along with crafts, flowers, herbs and street entertainment. Shops, pubs, restaurants, and night life flourish here along with special events throughout the year.
Old State House - constructed...
Old State House - constructed in 1836 as the first state Capitol, today this beauty serves as a museum of Arkansas history and is the oldest standing state capitol building west of the Mississippi River.
Guided tours offered on the hour 7 days a week
Clinton Presidential Center
I wasn't too interested in the political exhibits, but the displays of presidential gifts and the holiday events at the White House were very interesting.
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woman's confederate monument
the confederate woman's monument is located on the grounds of the arkansas state capital. this interesting monument honors southern woman's efforts during the civil war.
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pictured is the arkansas confederate civil war memorial located on the grounds of the arkansas state capital. this marble and bronze statue is a very unique southern civil war memorial.
- Historical Travel
the struggle for Civil Rights...
Little Rock Central High School
Site of the historic 1957 Civil Rights struggle to have nine black children educated in the segregated school.
River Market Artspace - more...
River Market Artspace - more than 100 established and emerging artists, most from Arkansas. Discovery Museum - a hands-on experience for children and adults alike.
Robinson Center Music Hall -...
Robinson Center Music Hall - principal performing arts auditorium for Central Arkansas. Home of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Broadway Theatre Series and Ballet Arkansas
The Teritorial Restoration is...
The Teritorial Restoration is in the heart of Downtown and contains the oldest surviving structures and a museum.
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