• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Prairie Day 2014

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Date: July 22, 2014

Save the Date!

Prairie Day

Saturday, September 13, 2014

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


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

Prairie Day 2014 Press Release

Prairie Day 2014
Prairie Day 2014 Schedule of Events

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