Here I am in the recreated Oval Office.
It reminded me of a cruise ship.
Hillary Clinton's Governors's...
No offense...but it's in Arkansas
In a nutshell
Quaint southern river city
joseph taylor robinson memorial auditorium also called the robinson center is named after arkansas senator and governor joseph robinson. this massive greek revival building is home to the arkansas symphony orchestra and hosts traveling broadway plays. joseph taylor robinson...
old state house
the old state house was built in 1843 and is the oldest existant capitol building west of the misssiisppi. this beautiful greek revival building was designed by architect giddeon shryrock who also designed the kentucky state capitol building. the old state house served as...
oakland fraternal cemetery
the oakland fraternal cemetery is a historic cemetery located just south of downtown. during the civil war 2,073 union and 416 confederate soldiers were interned here. the oakland cemetery also has a african-american and jewish section. the oakland fraternal cemetery is...
the quapaw quarter is a section of downtown little rock known for it's historic antebellum and victorian homes. pictured is villa marie built in 1881. villa marie was used as the exterior of sugarbaker designs in the television show designing women. for those interested in...
the river market is downtown little rock's shopping and entertainment district. located on the arkansas river the river market has a public park and a collection of bars and restaurants. a fun place to visit for nightlife in downtown little rock.
new pulaski courthouse
the new pulaski courthouse is located next to the old pulaski courthouse on west markham street. the new pulaski courthouse was built in 1912. this neo-classical building is listed on the national register of historic places.
old pulaski county courthouse
the old pulaski courthouse was built in 1888. this interesting victorian building is listed on the national register of historic places. the old pulaski counthouse is currently used for county offices. for those interested in victorian architecture the old counrthouse is...
central high school
in 1957 little rock central high school received national media attention for the admittance of nine african-american students. in 1954 the supreme court ruling brown vs. the board of education mandated the desegreation of schools in the south. the little rock school board...
the current state capital building was built between 1911 and 1915 on the site of the old arkansas state penitentiary. prison labor was used for the construction of the building. this beautiful neo classical building is listed on the national register of historic places. the...
arkansas arts center
the arkansas arts center is the best art museum in little rock. their permanent collection is of american and european drawings and decorative arts. the museum also hosts traveling exhibitions from museums from around the world. for those interested in fine art the arkansas...
historic arkansas museum
the historic arkansas museum is a collection of pre-civil war buildings on a block in downtown little rock. the museum also has an art gallery and permanent exhibits on arkansas history. for more images of the museum's collection of buildings see my historic arkansas...
david owen dodd memorial
pictured is marker on the site of the execution of david owen dodd, "the boy hero of the confederacy". on december 24 th 1863 andrew dodd sent his seventeen year old son to deliver letters to business associates in union held little rock to seek investments in a tabacco...
The Capital Hotel
2 Reviews and 244 Opinions the historic capital hotel is located across the street from the old state capital in the heart of...
Wingate Inn Little Rock
1 Review and 123 Opinions Well where do I begin. I stayed in LR for 4 weeks on business. They continuously stole things out of...
capital bar and grill: american
on a recent stay at the capital hotel i decided to have lunch at the capital bar and grill. i ordered a hamburger which was excellent. the capital hotel is expensive but the food at the capital bar and grill was moderately priced. i was so impressed the value and service i...
redbone's is a good cajun/creole restaurant located in the river market entertainment district. good cajun food and the servers were professional. for those who like cajun cuisine redbone's is worth a visit in downtown little rock.
dugan's pub: irish
dugan's is a nice replica irish pub located in the river market entertainment district. good beer selection and typical pub food. a nice place to down a guinness or two in downtown little rock.
Rent a car!
After living here for 18 years I can say there's really no way to get around without a car. The buses are almost always late and the lines are confusing with few opportunities for transfers. There's a trolley downtown but it goes 10mph and is only good if you don't feel like...
Bookstore: Central High School National Historic Site
The Central High Museum Shop is like many National Park Service shops and features gifts and books which tell the stories and commemorate the history of the Little Rock Nine and the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School. There is a collection of commemorative...
Ten Thousand Villages: A Great Place to Buy Some Gifts!
My friend took me to this shop awhile ago and we just went back last month. It's got a lot of great gift items at reasonable prices and the best part is it is a shop supporting free trade with other countries. All of the items are marked with what country they came from....
so i realize central high is one of our few tourist destinations but be warned, the neighborhood it's in is terrible. there's one gas station a few blocks away that's famous for having like 5 murders in a few years span, and generally anywhere south or west of there is...
another 600 miles I reckon
Memphis had been such a great stop that our initial trepidation about heading north rather than directly west now seemed foolish. It's funny how a few great ribs and beers can do that. But really the ulterior motive for that detour north had been to get on a different route...
Explore Deeper into Little Rock
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