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little rock is the capital and largest city in arkansas. little rock is also the county seat of pulaski county. little rock is named after la petite roche, a rock formation near the city. in 1821 little rock was selected as the territorial capital of arkansas and in 1836 became the capital of the state of arkansas. in 1861 arkansas joined the confederacy and in 1863 union forces occupied little rock after the confederate defeat at the battle of bayou fourche. in modern times little rock received national attention for the desegreation of little rock central high school in 1957.
little rock has much to offer the tourist. scores of architectually significant buildings and homes, excellent museums, and a vibrant downtown nightlife district.

  • Last visit to Little Rock: May 2012
  • Intro Updated May 16, 2012
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