• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

2009 PRAIRIE DAY CELEBRATION

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Date: September 3, 2009

PRAIRIE DAY CELEBRATION

Saturday, September 12, 2009

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

Come and celebrate life on the prairie during the 1860s to 1880s. Musical entertainment, nature exhibits and a variety of living history demonstrations are the highlights of the event. Visitors are invited to dip candles, churn butter, tour the prairie in ahorse-drawn wagon, and much more!

 

 

 

 

Did You Know?

Sketch of the Lincoln School and the Watkins's home

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.