• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Cooperating Association

Carver Birthplace Association (CBA) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization. Through your support of CBA, the association is able to assist the park with the following activities and programs:

  • Annual 4th Grade Carver Art & Essay Contest
  • Carver Scholarship
  • Outreach
  • Educational materials
  • Sponsorship of park special events
  • The George Washington Carver Symposium
  • Bookstore

Carver Connection Newsletter (Spring/Summer 2013)

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.