Prairie Day 2011
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.
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.