• 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?

Memorial Rock near the Birthsite

Visitors strolling along the the Carver Nature Trail observe the area where two cabins once stood. The rock in this picture features a commemorative plaque announcing the establishment of the monument on July 14, 1943 by an Act of Congress.