• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Not Just The Peanut Man

The young child known as the "Plant Doctor" tended his secret garden while observing the day-to-day operations of a 19th century farm. Nature and nurture ultimately influenced George on his quest for education to becoming a renowned agricultural scientist, educator, and humanitarian.

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William's Pond

This spring fed pond is named after Sarah Carver Williams, Moses Carver's niece. Visitors can see the original foundation of Sarah's spring house. This pond is also home to water mammals, reptiles, fish, and birds. Take a stroll along the bank where George once observed the workings of nature.