• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Black History Month Program 2011

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Date: February 14, 2011



The public is invited to attend a Black History Month program at the park on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 10 a.m. Local author Kay Hively will share a power point presentation based on her book They Trusted God and Pressed On.

Black History Month Program

Did You Know?

Photo of Moses Carver

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.