Carver Day 2011
Carver Day Celebration-July 9, 2011 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Celebrating the 1943 establishment of George Washington Carver National Monument, this event features ranger-led programs interpreting the life of George Washington Carver. Guest speakers, musical groups, a junior ranger station, and exhibitors are also included. Location: park grounds and visitor center.
Did You Know?
When the Carver family settled in southwest Missouri, much of the land was tallgrass prairie. Through the years, the land was converted to agricultural uses. Today, the park is home to restored areas of beautiful tallgrass prairie.