• 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?

Prairie Rose

Wildflowers are a spectacular sight at the park during the spring and summer. Prairie rose, purple coneflower, black-eyed susan, and yarrow are just a few of the many native species found here that would have inspired young George.