George Washington Carver Presentation
George Washington Carver: A Biography
Saturday, October 15, 2011
1- 4 p.m.
Free of Charge
George Washington Carver was a renowned scientist, teacher, and humanitarian, yet he is one of the most intriguing figures in American history. His expansive life and accomplishment are featured in this special presentation by guest speakers, Mark Hersey, Gary Kremer, and Dana Chandler.
Did You Know?
Moses Carver, a farmer in southwest Missouri, purchased a 13-year old enslaved girl named Mary in 1855. Mary worked mostly around the cabins with Moses's wife, Susan. While enslaved on the farm Mary gave birth to two sons: James and George.