• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Naturalization Ceremony 2012

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Date: October 7, 2012


Friday, October 12, 2012

George Washington Carver National Monument, Diamond, Missouri is pleased to be hosting a Naturalization Ceremony on Friday, October 12, at 1pm. The Honorable Arthur B. Federman, United States District Court, Western District of Missouri will preside over the naturalization of 40 new citizens. Applicants for citizenship include individuals from 20 different countries, including Mexico, New Zealand, Ethiopia, and Cameroon.

The public is invited to attend the ceremony which will take place on the park grounds at George Washington Carver National Monument. In the event the ceremony should be moved inside the Visitor Center, there will be limited seating.

Naturalization Ceremony

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.