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?
This pre-Civil War cemetery dates back to 1835. Many Carver family members and neighbors are buried here. George Washington Carver is buried at Tuskegee Institute, where he spent most of his life.