• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Prairie Day 2012

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Date: July 31, 2012

Prairie Day 2012

Saturday, September 8, 2012

10:00 a.m. - 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 2012      

Prairie Day PSA         

Did You Know?

Prairie

When the Carver family settled in southwest Missouri, much of the land was tallgrass prairie. Through the years, the land was converted to agricultural uses. Today, the park is home to restored areas of beautiful tallgrass prairie.