• 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

    ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS
    • Archaeologists have discovered artifacts at the park. Join a park ranger and learn about some of these collections, and glance at pieces of history.
    • Sunday Jun 4, 2023
    AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL ON WHEELS
    • Learn more about this innovative solution to rural farm education that George Washington Carver helped design.
    • Saturday Jun 10, 2023
    CASTING A LEGACY - ART WALK
    CASTING A LEGACY - ART WALK
    • Join a park ranger for a walk near the visitor center, exploring commemorative artwork along the trail.
    • Saturday Jun 17, 2023
    JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
    JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
    • Juneteenth is a time for reflection on freedom. Join a park ranger for an program on one of America‚Äôs most historic celebrations of the ending of slavery.
    • Sunday Jun 18, 2023
    HISTORIC NEOSHO SCHOOLHOUSE
    HISTORIC NEOSHO SCHOOLHOUSE
    • Join a park ranger in Neosho where George Washington Carver first attended school and learn about his struggles for education.
    • Saturday Jun 24, 2023
    Carver Day Celebration
    Carver Day Celebration
    • This event feature guest speakers, musical groups, a Junior Ranger station, and exhibitors that celebrate 80 years of George Washington Carver National Monum.
    • Saturday Jul 8, 2023

    Rep/Contact Info

    Diane Eilenstein
    Supervisory Park Ranger
    Jim Heaney
    Superintendent
    • Phone: (417) 325-4151
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