• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Prairie Day 2011

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Date: July 31, 2011


Prairie Day 2011

September 10, 2011 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Celebrating life on the Missouri prairie during the late 1800s when George Washington Carver was a child, this event includes woodcarving, basket weaving, candle-making, Dutch-oven cooking, spinning, weaving, storytelling, musical groups, quilting, a junior ranger station, and more.

Prairie Day 2011

"Save the Date" Prairie Day 2011

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.