• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Economic Benefits of Visitor Spending at George Washington Carver NM

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Date: March 7, 2012


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.

Economic Benefits

2010 Economic Benefits Report

George Washington Carver National Monument 2010 Report

Did You Know?

Carver as a child

George Washington Carver was born into slavery during the Civil War. While still enslaved, outlaws stole George and his mother Mary from Moses Carver. A Union scout found George and returned him to the Carvers.