• 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?

Photo of Moses Carver

Moses Carver, a farmer in southwest Missouri, purchased a 13-year old enslaved girl named Mary in 1855. Mary worked mostly around the cabins with Moses's wife, Susan. While enslaved on the farm Mary gave birth to two sons: James and George.