• George Washington Carver National Monument

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    About Us

    George Washington Carver National Monument is the birthplace & childhood home of George Washington Carver. Established in 1943, it's the first National Park dedicated to an African American.

    Events

    Encouraging the Next Generation
    Encouraging the Next Generation
    • George Washington Carver had a knack for inspiring others. Learn about his influence on his students at Tuskegee Institute and other universities.
    • Sunday Jan 16, 2022
    Who Was George Washington Carver?
    Who Was George Washington Carver?
    • World renowned scientist, passionate educator, and dedicated mentor; George Washington Carver was all of these and much more. Discover more about this visionary
    • Saturday Jan 22, 2022
    Who Was George Washington Carver?
    Who Was George Washington Carver?
    • World renowned scientist, passionate educator, and dedicated mentor; George Washington Carver was all of these and much more. Discover more about this visionary
    • Sunday Jan 23, 2022
    George Washington Carver: Man of Great Faith
    George Washington Carver: Man of Great Faith
    • George had his first religious experiences including his first prayer here on the Moses Carver farm. He listened to ‘the Great Creator’.
    • Saturday Jan 29, 2022
    George Washington Carver: Man of Great Faith
    George Washington Carver: Man of Great Faith
    • George had his first religious experiences including his first prayer here on the Moses Carver farm. He listened to ‘the Great Creator’.
    • Sunday Jan 30, 2022
    African American Trailblazers
    African American Trailblazers
    • Talk with a ranger and explore contributions made by African American trailblazers and discover how their pioneering achievements provided hope for all people.
    • Saturday Feb 5, 2022
    African American Trailblazers
    African American Trailblazers
    • Talk with a ranger and explore contributions made by African American trailblazers and discover how their pioneering achievements provided hope for all people.
    • Sunday Feb 6, 2022
    Expressions of the Soul
    Expressions of the Soul
    • Come chat with a park ranger as they “paint a picture” of George Washington Carver and how his creations were an expression of his soul.
    • Saturday Feb 12, 2022
    Expressions of the Soul
    Expressions of the Soul
    • Come chat with a park ranger as they “paint a picture” of George Washington Carver and how his creations were an expression of his soul.
    • Sunday Feb 13, 2022
    George Washington Carver and Chemurgy
    George Washington Carver and Chemurgy
    • Learn how scientists, industrial leaders, and agriculturalists like Carver joined together to put ‘chemistry to work’ and become self-sustaining.
    • Saturday Feb 19, 2022
    George Washington Carver and Chemurgy
    • Learn how scientists, industrial leaders, and agriculturalists like Carver joined together to put ‘chemistry to work’ and become self-sustaining.
    • Sunday Feb 20, 2022
    Interracial Understanding
    Interracial Understanding
    • This program explores George Washington Carver’s effort to bring peace to the racial violence southern states were experiencing.
    • Saturday Feb 26, 2022
    Interracial Understanding
    Interracial Understanding
    • This program explores George Washington Carver’s effort to bring peace to the racial violence southern states were experiencing.
    • Sunday Feb 27, 2022
    Wonders of the Night Time Sky: Astronomy Program
    Wonders of the Night Time Sky: Astronomy Program
    • Come learn about celestial navigation, star stories, and the effects of light pollution! Space is limited!
    • Saturday Mar 5, 2022
    Women in George Washington Carver's Life
    Women in George Washington Carver's Life
    • George Washington Carver’s life had many insightful women mentor and guided him along his journey to becoming a success.
    • Saturday Mar 12, 2022
    Women in George Washington Carver's Life
    Women in George Washington Carver's Life
    • George Washington Carver’s life had many insightful women mentor and guided him along his journey to becoming a success.
    • Sunday Mar 13, 2022

    Rep/Contact Info

    Randall Becker
    Supervisory Park Ranger
    Jim Heaney
    Superintendent
    • Phone: (417) 325-4151
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