Economic Benefits of Visitor Spending at George Washington Carver NM
Study Shows the Economic Benefits of Visitor Spending
A new National Park Service report shows that more than 35,000 visitors in 2010 spent $574 thousand in George Washington Carver NM and in communities near the park. The spending supported more than 9 jobs in the area.
Did You Know?
Racial segregation, and sometimes violence, forced George Washington Carver to move from place to place to gain an education. He later sketched the first school (on the right, in drawing) he was allowed to attend in Neosho, Missouri.