• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Carver Day 2014

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Date: May 5, 2014

Carver Day Celebration 2014

Saturday, July 12, 2014

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Celebrating the 1943 establishment of George Washington Carver National Monument, this event features programs interpreting the life of George Washington Carver. Guest speakers, musical groups, a junior ranger station, and exhibitors are included. The park's new film Struggle and Triumph: The Legacy of George Washington Carver will premiere for the public at Carver Day.

Carver Day 2014

Carver Day 2014 Press Release

New Park Film to Premiere

Bright Star Tour Theatre

Carver Day Guest Speaker

Carver Day Schedule of Events


Did You Know?

Ash Hopper at the historic 1881 Moses Carver House

Visitors will see an ash hopper at the historic 1881 Moses Carver House. The early settlers mixed cold fireplace ash with rain water in the hopper. The caustic mixture became lye. Animal fat was added for making lye soap. George used lye soap when he operated his laundry business.