The George Washington Carver Monument is the first national monument to recognize the scientific accomplishments of an African-American in agricultural science and was established by an act of Congress on July 14, 1943. It is one of six national parks in Missouri and the first national monument in world history to be established for better racial peace and understanding. Visitors will enjoy a video presentation, museum, interactive Carver Discovery Center, and nature trails, as well as guided tours.
The monument is located 2 miles west of Diamond, MO on V Hwy.
Phone: 417-325-4151. Visit their website at www.nps.gov/gwca/.