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?
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.