• 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?

George Washington Carver in his Lab

George Washington Carver dedicated 47 years of his life to teaching and working at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. He chose a life of service to his fellow man and became a symbol of interracial cooperation. Photo courtesy of Tuskegee University