Purpose Statements explain the reason for which the park was created. The statements below were developed from the park's enabling legislation and its legislative history.
George Washington Carver: For His Time and Ours, 2005 (Special History Study)
Scope of Collection Statement (Museum Collection)
Economic Benefits to Local Communities from National Park Visitation (George Washington Carver NM 2010 Report)
Did You Know?
George Washington Carver dedicated 47 years of his life to teaching and working at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. He chose a life of service to his fellow man and became a symbol of interracial cooperation. Photo courtesy of Tuskegee University