Nature & Science
George believed all of life's problems could be solved through nature. His scientific exploration began when he was a child living on the Moses Carver Farm.
Today, the park service carries on his legacy by offering hands-on science lessons with students of all ages.
National Park Service-Heartland Inventory & Monitoring Network
Did You Know?
Moses Carver, a farmer in southwest Missouri, purchased a 13-year old enslaved girl named Mary in 1855. Mary worked mostly around the cabins with Moses's wife, Susan. While enslaved on the farm Mary gave birth to two sons: James and George.