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Little Rock Central High School


category : Historic Schoolhouses
The site of a major test in 1957 of the Civil Rights act where nine (the Little Rock Nine) African-American students integrated the all-white school. The museum across the street depicts the struggle through exhibits and photos. This is still a working high school, one of the top schools in the state.


Address: 2125 Daisy L Gatson Bates Drive
Phone: (501) 374-1957
Our Website:www.nps.gov/chsc

Come visit us in Little Rock, Arkansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Lorance Creek Natural Area

Directions: From Little Rock, take I-530 (U.S. 65) south towards Pine Bluff, approximately 10 miles; take Exit 9 (Bingham Road exit); turn left (east) on Bingham Road, cross over the Interstate, past a gas station, and into a residential area. At the first "Y"

Little Rock, AR Natural Attractions

Clinton Presidential Center & Park

Directions: From Little Rock National Airport, take Interstate 30 off I-440 to Exit 140-A and 140-B. From downtown Little Rock's River Market District, use exit 141-A off Interstate 30. The Clinton Presidential Center is easily visible from the highway when crossing the Arkansas River.

Little Rock, AR Parks

Central Arkansas Library -- Main Branch

State-of-the-art library occupies a former furniture warehouse in the River Market district. GROUPS: Meeting rooms free during library hours; multi-purpose facility with formal garden and catering kitchen can accommodate up to 250 during or after hours.

Little Rock, AR Libraries

Mount Holly Cemetery

Final resting place for prominent Arkansans, this National Register cemetery, established in 1843, has been called "The Westminster of Arkansas." Includes the grave of 17-year-old David O. Dodd, who is sometimes referred to as "The Boy Martyr of the Confederacy"

Little Rock, AR Cemeteries

Gator Park

Two 18-hole miniature golf courses; go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages, dirt track, slick track, paintball and video games

Little Rock, AR Parks

Things to do Historic Schoolhouses near Little Rock, AR

Little Rock Central High School

The site of a major test in 1957 of the Civil Rights act where nine (the Little Rock Nine) African-American students integrat...