• 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?

Sketch of the Lincoln School and the Watkins's home

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.