Governor's Mansion, Little Rock

Governor's Mansion, Little Rock

The Arkansas Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Arkansas and his family. The mansion is included in the Governor's Mansion Historic District, a district that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Before 1950, Arkansas had never had an official residence for its governor. In 1947, Act 257 of the Arkansas General Assembly established a Governor's Mansion Commission with an appropriation of $100,000.00. The architectural style of the mansion is Georgian Revival, colonial type. The main material of the exterior is brick. Construction began in December 1947 and the Governor's Residence became operational officially on January 10, 1950.
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Governor's Mansion on Map

Sight Name: Governor's Mansion
Sight Location: Little Rock, USA (See walking tours in Little Rock)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Little Rock, Arkansas

Create Your Own Walk in Little Rock

Create Your Own Walk in Little Rock

Creating your own self-guided walk in Little Rock is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Bill Clinton's Little Rock

Bill Clinton's Little Rock

Bill Clinton, one of the American presidents, lived in Little Rock. Besides the Capitol and Governor's Mansion, you can see many other places where he spent time while living in this city. These places reveal a lot about the character, hobbies and job of this outstanding person. Take this self-guided tour to explore Clinton's favorite attractions in Little Rock.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 Km or 3.5 Miles
Little Rock History Walking Tour

Little Rock History Walking Tour

Lying in the heart of the State of Arkansas, separated from its sister city of North Little Rock by the Arkansas River, the city of Little Rock offers an abundance of cultural attractions and monumental historical landmarks, which have lured tourists for more than a century. Among these family-friendly and fun places to visit are the Arkansas State Capitol Building, the Little Rock Central High...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles
Little Rock Introduction Walking Tour

Little Rock Introduction Walking Tour

Little Rock, the capital of Arkansas, is a cultural, economic, government, and transportation center of the State. Sitting on the south bank of the Arkansas River, it became the capital of Arkansas Territory in 1821 and was incorporated as a city in 1831.

The name "Little Rock" (French: La Petite Roche) was coined by the French explorer and trader Jean-Baptiste Bénard de la Harpe in...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 Km or 2.4 Miles