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.
Hitting the Carver Trail
The one mile self guided loop trail leads you into woodlands, across streams, and along a tallgrass prairie restoration.Read More
Museum and Discovery Area
Museum exhibits interpret the life of George Washington Carver. The Discovery Area offers hands-on interactive exhibits for children and adults.Read More
Class is now in session!
The History Classroom is designed as a period one-room school. Park rangers offer various programs on Carver's struggle for education.Read More
The Science Lab
Modeled after one of Carver's labs at Tuskegee Institute, the Carver Science Classroom offers various activities and experiments with park rangers.Read More
Carver Birthplace Association
The Carver Birthplace Association (CBA) is the cooperating association of George Washington Carver National Monument.Read More
Did You Know?
The Jesup Agricultural Wagon was designed as a school on wheels. It traveled to the poorest farmers in the South who could not attend Carver's lectures on agriculture. The wagon would carry seeds for planting, jars for preserving foods, bulletins written by Carver, and many other useful items.