• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri


Area Map

This map shows George Washington Carver National Monument and surrounding communities.


Park Map

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?

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.