Restricted Access to Central High School
All visitors should park and begin their visit at the National Park Service Visitor Center at 2120 West Daisy Gatson Bates Drive. Do NOT park in front of Central High School or at the Magnolia Gas Station. All school tours require advance reservations.
Park Site Bulletins
Click on the links below to download copies of the park's site bulletins in PDF format.
The 1957 Crisis at Central High (1.93 MB pdf)
The Little Rock Nine (887 KB pdf)
Daisy L. Gatson Bates (4.17 MB pdf)
The Women's Emergency Committee (WEC) (1.42 MB pdf)
Philander Smith College and the 1957 Crisis (1.12 MB pdf)
The Magnolia/Mobil Service Station (1.88 MB pdf)
Did You Know?
In 1958 Senior Ernest Green became the first African American graduate of Central High School. Martin Luther King, Jr. attended the ceremony as a guest of the Green family. Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site