Not Just The Peanut Man

The young child known as the "Plant Doctor" tended his secret garden while observing the day-to-day operations of a 19th century farm. Nature and nurture ultimately influenced George on his quest for education to becoming a renowned agricultural scientist, educator, and humanitarian.

Boy Carver Statue, sculpted by Robert Amendola in 1960.

Carver Trail

The one-mile, self-guiding loop leads you into woodlands, across streams, and along a tallgrass prairie restoration area.

Entrance signs that reads George Washington Carver National Monument

Welcome to the park!

Welcome to George Washington Carver National Monument.

Five men gathered around at a memorial stone at the 1953 dedication of the park.

George Washington Carver NM at 75!

2018 marks the 75th anniversary (July 1943) of the George Washington Carver National Monument! We have an exciting year planned.

Picture of people riding in the wagon through a prairie.

Calendar of Activites

You are encouraged to visit the park and experience the many excellent programs and activities that are available.

Last updated: January 3, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

5646 Carver Road
Diamond, MO 64840



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