• 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

    African American Heritage in the Ozarks: Southwest Missouri Digitization Event
    African American Heritage in the Ozarks: Southwest Missouri Digitization Event
    • SHSMO and NPS offer a free digitization event focused on African American heritage in the Ozarks! Archivists will be here to digitize personal history media.
    • Saturday Aug 20, 2022
    Storytelling Day
    Storytelling Day
    • This event celebrates the founding of the NPS and focuses on stories about U.S. culture and history. We invite you to discover these diverse stories.
    • Saturday Aug 27, 2022
    Storytelling Day
    Storytelling Day
    • To celebrate the National Park Service‚Äôs birthday we invite visitors to come hear the stories these special places and spaces hold with storytellers
    • Saturday Aug 27, 2022
    Prairie Day
    Prairie Day
    • Life on Missouri prairie in the late 1800s when George Washington Carver was a child, this event has basket weaving, candle-making, cooking, spinning, and more
    • Saturday Sep 10, 2022
    NEOSHO HISTORIC SCHOOLHOUSE PROGRAM
    NEOSHO HISTORIC SCHOOLHOUSE PROGRAM
    • To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the establishment of the Neosho Colored School, join a park ranger for a special presentation there.
    • Saturday Sep 17, 2022
    CASTING A LEGACY - AN OUTDOOR ART WALK
    CASTING A LEGACY - AN OUTDOOR ART WALK
    National Public Lands Day
    National Public Lands Day
    • This is a nationwide, volunteer-led workday to improve public lands. Contact the park for details on how to get involved!
    • Saturday Sep 24, 2022
    ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    • Archaeologists uncovered many artifacts here at the park. Come learn about some of these museum items with a park ranger and glance at pieces of history.
    • Sunday Sep 25, 2022

    Rep/Contact Info

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