• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

2010 Prairie Day Celebration

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Date: August 6, 2010

Prairie Day 2010 Celebration

September 11, 2010 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Come and celebrate life on the prairie during the 1860s to 1880s. Musical entertainment, nature exhibits and a variety of living history demonstrations are the highlights of the event. Visitors are invited to dip candles, churn butter, tour the prairie in a horse-drawn wagon, and much more!


Did You Know?

Ash Hopper at the historic 1881 Moses Carver House

Visitors will see an ash hopper at the historic 1881 Moses Carver House. The early settlers mixed cold fireplace ash with rain water in the hopper. The caustic mixture became lye. Animal fat was added for making lye soap. George used lye soap when he operated his laundry business.