• 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

    HISTORIC NEOSHO SCHOOLHOUSE PROGRAM
    HISTORIC NEOSHO 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 May 28, 2022
    National Trails Day
    National Trails Day
    • National Trails Day is the country‚Äôs largest celebration of trails. Visitors will learn about NPS trails, hiking safety, nutrition, and well-being.
    • Saturday Jun 4, 2022
    AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL ON WHEELS
    AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL ON WHEELS
    • Learn more about the mobile classroom for rural farm education that George Washington Carver helped design.
    • Saturday Jun 11, 2022
    AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL ON WHEELS
    AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL ON WHEELS
    • Learn more about the mobile classroom for rural farm education that George Washington Carver helped design.
    • Sunday Jun 12, 2022
    History of the Carver Family Cemetery
    History of the Carver Family Cemetery
    • Join a park ranger at the Carver Family Cemetery to uncover the history of some of the people that are buried there.
    • Saturday Jun 18, 2022
    Juneteenth Celebration
    Juneteenth Celebration
    • Join a park ranger for an informative program on what is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
    • Sunday Jun 19, 2022
    HISTORIC NEOSHO SCHOOLHOUSE PROGRAM
    HISTORIC NEOSHO 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 Jun 25, 2022
    Carver Day Celebration
    Carver Day Celebration
    • Celebrate George Washington Carver NM! This event features programs interpreting George's life. Guest speakers, musical groups, a Junior Rangers, exhibitors
    • Saturday Jul 9, 2022

    Rep/Contact Info

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