This map shows George Washington Carver National Monument and surrounding communities.
George Washington Carver's boyhood home consists of rolling hills, woodlands, and prairies. The 240 acre park has a visitor center, theater, museum, an interactive exhibit area for kids, and a 3/4 mile nature trail. The cultural setting includes the 1881 Historic Moses Carver house and the Carver family cemetery.
Did You Know?
Racial segregation, and sometimes violence, forced George Washington Carver to move from place to place to gain an education. He later sketched the first school (on the right, in drawing) he was allowed to attend in Neosho, Missouri.