• George Washington Carver National Monument

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    National ParksDiamond, MO Recreation

    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

    AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL ON WHEELS
    • Learn more about the mobile classroom for rural farm education that George Washington Carver helped design.
    • Sunday Oct 24, 2021
    EPITAPHS AND ENGRAVINGS
    EPITAPHS AND ENGRAVINGS
    • Learn about the symbols and engravings found on headstones during this program at the Carver Family Cemetery.
    • Saturday Oct 30, 2021
    EPITAPHS AND ENGRAVINGS
    EPITAPHS AND ENGRAVINGS
    • Learn about the symbols and engravings found on headstones during this program at the Carver Family Cemetery.
    • Sunday Oct 31, 2021
    AFRICAN AMERICAN TRAILBLAZERS
    AFRICAN AMERICAN TRAILBLAZERS
    • Talk with a park ranger and explore contributions made by African American trailblazers and discover their pioneering achievements.
    • Saturday Nov 6, 2021
    AFRICAN AMERICAN TRAILBLAZERS
    • Talk with a park ranger and explore contributions made by African American trailblazers and discover their pioneering achievements.
    • Sunday Nov 7, 2021
    ENCOURAGING THE NEXT GENERATION
    ENCOURAGING THE NEXT GENERATION
    • George Washington Carver had a knack for inspiring others. Learn more about his influence on Tuskegee Institute students and his speaking tours.
    • Saturday Nov 13, 2021
    ENCOURAGING THE NEXT GENERATION
    ENCOURAGING THE NEXT GENERATION
    • George Washington Carver had a knack for inspiring others. Learn more about his influence on Tuskegee Institute students and his speaking tours.
    • Sunday Nov 14, 2021
    WOMEN IN GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER’S LIFE
    WOMEN IN GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER’S LIFE
    • Throughout George Washington Carver’s life many women mentored and guided him. Come learn who they were and how they inspired him.
    • Saturday Nov 20, 2021
    WOMEN IN GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER’S LIFE
    • Throughout George Washington Carver’s life many women mentored and guided him. Come learn who they were and how they inspired him.
    • Sunday Nov 21, 2021
    B.A.R.K. RANGER PROGRAM
    B.A.R.K. RANGER PROGRAM
    • Bring your dog and go for a walk in the park! Stop by the park tent from 10 am-noon and learn the BARK Ranger rules and be sworn in as a BARK ranger!
    • Saturday Nov 27, 2021
    B.A.R.K. RANGER PROGRAM
    B.A.R.K. RANGER PROGRAM
    • Bring your dog and go for a walk in the park! Stop by the park tent from 10 am-noon and learn the BARK Ranger rules and be sworn in as a BARK ranger!
    • Sunday Nov 28, 2021
    ASTRONOMY:  WONDERS OF THE NIGHT SKY
    ASTRONOMY: WONDERS OF THE NIGHT SKY
    • Come and learn about celestial navigation, star stories, and the effects of light pollution. Will include an outside constellation tour.
    • Saturday Dec 4, 2021
    GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER: A MAN OF GREAT FAITH
    GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER: A MAN OF GREAT FAITH
    • Come hear how George Washington Carver learned to listen to “the Great Creator” when studying nature and science and how he communed with God
    • Saturday Dec 18, 2021
    GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER: A MAN OF GREAT FAITH
    • Come hear how George Washington Carver learned to listen to “the Great Creator” when studying nature and science and how he communed with God
    • Sunday Dec 19, 2021

    Rep/Contact Info

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