Driving in and around Little Rock (USA)
Car ride from West Main Street in Cabot, Arkansas to Little Rock – visiting the William J. Clinton Presidential Center and then going to the Little Rock Central High School, which is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places and named as a U.S. National Historic Landmark, as it was the focal point of the Little Rock Integration Crisis of 1957.
Duration: 39 min. 58 sec.
Video by: Lars Grove Mortensen
Cabot is the largest city in Lonoke County, Arkansas, United States and a suburb of Little Rock. According to 2010 U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 23,776.
Little Rock is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Arkansas. The city derives its name from a rock formation along the river, named “La Petite Roche” by the French in 1799. The city’s population was 193,524 at the 2010 census.
The Little Rock Nine was a group of nine African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. The students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Orval Faubus, the Governor of Arkansas. They then attended after the intervention of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.