2. The Little Rock: The actual "Little Rock" is the rock outcropping on the Arkansas River used as a navigation point during the early exploration of what would become the state of Arkansas. The town of Little Rock was established near this point, where this actual "little rock" serves as a marker.
La Petite Roche (The Little Rock) is a small rock formation on the Arkansas River originally used by early river traffic as a landmark which later became a well-known river crossing, Little Rock, Arkansas, circa 1965. - Archive Photos/Getty Images