Carver Museum Reopening Date-- The Oaks Open for Tours
The Carver Museum will reopen on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 10:00 am CST. Oaks tours continue to be available Monday-Saturday 9:00, 10:30, 1:00, 2:30, and 4:00 CST. Due to the sequester, effective March 10, 2013 the park is closed on Sundays
Bricks and Peanuts
In 1881, Booker T. Washington arrived in Alabama and started building Tuskegee Institute both in reputation and literally brick by brick. He recruited the best and the brightest to come and teach here including George Washington Carver who arrived in 1896. Carver’s innovations in agriculture, especially with peanuts, expanded Tuskegee’s standing throughout the country. The story continues….
Did You Know?
George Washington Carver's first career goal was to be an Artist, but was encouraged by one his teachers to pursue science instead.