• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Prairie Day 2014

Subscribe RSS Icon | What is RSS
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?

Portrait of George Washington Carver

When his career flourished George Washington Carver was sought after for interviews and speaking engagements. He never desired fame or fortune but wanted to be of service to all of humankind. George Washington Carver died on January 5, 1943.