The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for ...
But while Little Rock, a city of vision, charges full-steam ahead into the future, it
also clings tightly to its rich and colorful Southern history. Arkansas's first capitol ...
Little Rock, Arkansas's capital city, is situated on the south bank of the Arkansas
River near the geographic center of the state, making it a natural hub for ...
In a key event of the American Civil Rights Movement, nine black students
enrolled at formerly all-white Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, ...
(Some of the most significant ones in the state are located just a short distance
down the Arkansas River from Little Rock.) Used as public meeting places, living
In the fall of 1957 Little Rock became the symbol of state resistance to school
desegregation. Arkansas Governor Orval E. Faubus directly questioned the
Showdown in Little Rock. ... U.S. History ..... President Eisenhower sent the 101st
Airborne to Little Rock, Arkansas, to ensure the integration of Central High ...
The history behind the Little Rock Nine. In September of 1957, the country was
changed forever by the “Crisis at Central High”—one of the first federally ordered
Oct 7, 2015 ... In the early 1800s, the land across the Arkansas River from Little Rock was
simply known as Opposite Little Rock and was generally used as a ...
... into Arkansas frontier history. Tour the museum's historic grounds and visit a
pre-civil war neighborhood, including the oldest home still standing in Little Rock