Central High School National Historic Site – Little Rock, AR
On the morning of September 23, 1957, nine African-American teenagers stood up to an angry crowd protesting integration in front of Little Rock's Central High as they entered the school for the first time. This event, broadcast around the world, made Little Rock the site of the first important test of the U.S. Supreme Court's historic Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision.
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve – New Orleans, LA
South Louisiana: Alligators. Bayous. Music with a beat that just won't stop. Food you'll never forget. And the Mississippi River rolling along through it all. Experience it at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.
Poverty Point National Monument – Epps, LA
Located in northeastern Louisiana, Poverty Point commemorates a culture that thrived during the first and second millennia B.C. This site, which contains some of the largest prehistoric earth works in North America, is managed by the state of Louisiana.
Gulf Islands National Seashore – Gulf Breeze, Florida and Ocean Springs, Mississippi, FL, MS
Beautiful beaches, historic forts, and recreational opportunities are plentiful. Open year-round, the Seashore is in Mississippi and Florida.