It was established in 1722 as a French colony, and became the capital of Arkansas in 1821.
Today, Little Rock is known for its riverfront, city skyline, quality of life, recreational activities, downtown area, museums, history, educational system and universities, and rock climbing.
People Born in Little Rock
Little Rock in People's Lives
Hanna Merjos: I traveled here in 2015.
Hunter S. Thompson: I traveled here in 1992 to interview Bill Clinton, while he was campaigning to be president. We had lunch at a steakhouse here, and my article was titled "Mr. Bill's Neighborhood."